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Summary Information for Field Activity 1998-019-FA

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

Dates: March 25, 1998 to March 25, 1998

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Deploy two moorings (#518 and 519) and recover mooring #509 off Scituate, Massachusetts.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work;

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

Summary: Surface markers were deployed north and south of this mooring site. Mooring recovered: 1 (#509 deployed FA 97044 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Oct. 23, 1997). Moorings deployed: 2 (#518 and 519 recovered FA 98028 MARCUS HANNA Jun. 17-19, 1998).

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-26-98-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

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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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Western Mass Bay mooring data

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