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Summary Information for Field Activity 1994-040-FA

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

Dates: February 15, 1994 to February 17, 1994

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Recover moorings #428 and 429 from Massachusetts Bay; deploy moorings #430 and 431 in Massachusetts Bay and #432 on Stellwagen Bank; sampling.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

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

Summary: Moorings deployed: 3 (#430 and 431, both recovered WHITE HEATH FA 94022 Jun. 7-8, 1994, and #432 recovered WHITE HEATH FA 94019 Jul. 6-11, 1994). Moorings recovered: 2 (#428 and 429, both deployed WHITE HEATH FA 93024 Oct. 5-6, 1993).

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-94-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

Stellwagen mooring data

PhotosSamples

 

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