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Summary Information for Field Activity 1997-044-FA

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

Dates: October 23, 1997 to October 23, 1997

Chief scientist: Brad Butman

Objectives: Deploy tripod #509 and sediment trap mooring off Scituate, Massachusetts.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#509 recovered FA 98019 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Mar. 25, 1998). Deployed tripod (with ADCP) and subsurface mooring (with time-series sediment trap). Water depth 22 m. Tripod: 42 09.744 N; 70 38.403 W. Subsurface: 42 09.755; 70 38.406 W.

Contact: Brad Butman (bbutman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-44-97-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
photo of CHRISTOPHER ANDREW
CHRISTOPHER ANDREW

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)

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