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Summary Information for Field Activity 1996-012-FA

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

Dates: June 11, 1996 to June 11, 1996

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Bill Strahle

Objectives: 21st USGS-MWRA-USCG long-term currents, sediment transport, physical/chemical sediment characteristics monitoring: recover moorings #465 and 466; deploy moorings #468, 469 and 470.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

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

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#465 and 466 deployed FA 96007 WHITE HEATH Feb. 14-15, 1996). Moorings deployed: 3 (#468, 469 and 470 recovered FA 96023 WHITE HEATH Oct. 1, 1996). Sampling and coring rescheduled to July 9, 1996, with Ken Keay - MWRA (see FA 96049).

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)
Bill Strahle (bstrahle@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-12-96-MY. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html
http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/~nancy/stations/6012wtht.txt

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Platform Info:
photo of WHITE HEATH
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/)

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Western Mass Bay mooring data

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