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Summary Information for Field Activity 1991-046-FA

Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: April 27, 1991 to April 27, 1991

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

Objectives: Historic fishing vessel dragged and recovered subsurface mooring #369 in Massachusetts Bay.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring dragged and recovered by fisherman aboard historic fishing vessel. No USGS personnel. Mooring recovered by fisherman: 1 (#369, deployed FA 91003 OCEANUS Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 1991).

Contact: Marinna Martini (mmartini@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier V-46-91-MY. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

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Platform Info:
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Publications resulting from these data

Bothner, M.H., Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., Baldwin, S.M., Blackwood, D.S., Borden, J., Casso, M.A., Crusius, J., Goudreau, J., Kalnejais, L.H., Lamothe, P.J., Martin, W.R., Martini, M.A., Rendigs, R.R., Sayles, F.L., Signell, R.P., Valentine, P.C., and Warner, J.C.,2007, Processes influencing the transport and fate of contaminated sediments in the coastal ocean - Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1302, 89 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/2007/1302/)

Hotchkiss, Frances S., and Signell, Richard P.,1991, Average near-bottom currents in Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay measured with Woodhead drifters; progress report for drifters released Sept. 1990 through May 1991: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File-Report 91-361, 14 p.. (Available as a PDF version). (Also available at http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/usgspubs/ofr/ofr91361)


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Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic Measurements

Mass Bay Circulation mooring data

 

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