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Summary Information for Field Activity 1993-002-FA

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

Dates: February 17, 1993 to February 18, 1993

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Recover moorings #407 and 408 (partial) and deploy mooring #414 (partial) at LNB Boston; sampling and subsampling.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#407 deployed FA 92026 WHITE HEATH Oct. 20-21, 1992; #408 partial, deployed FA 92026 WHITE HEATH Oct. 20-21, 1992). Surface mooring deployed: 1 (#414 partial, recovered FA 93011 WHITE HEATH Jun. 15-16, 1993).

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-93-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

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Platform Info:
WHITE HEATH

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/)

Butman, B., Bothner, M.H., Alexander, P.S., Lightsom, F.L., Martini, M.A., Gutierrez, B.T., and Strahle, W.S.,2004, Long-term oceanographic observations in western Massachusetts Bay offshore of Boston, Massachusetts; data report for 1989-2002: U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series DDS-74, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds74/)

Warner, J. C., Butman, B., and Dalyander, P. S.,2008, Storm-driven sediment transport in Massachusetts Bay: Continental Shelf Research, v. 28, no. 2: p. 257-282. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2007.08.008)

Warner, John C., Sherwood, Christopher R., Signell, Richard P., Harris, Courtney K., and Arango, Hernan G.,2008, Development of a three-dimensional, regional, coupled wave, current, and sediment-transport model: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34, no. 10: p. 1284-1306. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.012)

Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lang, W.N.,2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, Version 2, 1989 - 1996: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 265, Version 2.0, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/265/)

Data Types and Locations:

LogsOceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data

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