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Summary Information for Field Activity 1999-008-FA

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

Dates: May 11, 1999 to May 12, 1999

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Exchange moorings at two locations and collect sediment cores at two long-term monitoring stations. We will also make measurements of oxygen profiles at the sediment stations.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

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

Summary: Divers used to recover tripod at Boston Buoy B. Moorings recovered: 4 (#551, 552 and 553, all deployed FA 99007 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 10-11, 1999; #568 deployed FA 99021 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Mar. 26, 1999). Moorings deployed: 4 (#569, 570, 571 and 572 all recovered FA 99009 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 21-22, 1999).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (flightsom@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-8-99-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

Click to get Google Software - Download 99008.kml to view this field activity in Google Earth

Platform Info:
MARCUS HANNA

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., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H.,2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay; June 1998 to May 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 96, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2004/96/)

Butman, B., Alexander, P.S., and Bothner, M.H.,2004, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay; May 1999 to September 1999; May 2000 to September 2000; and October 2001 to February 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 97, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/2004/97/)

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/)

Butman, B., Dalyander, P.S., Bothner, M.H., and Lange, W.N.,2008, Time-series photographs of the sea floor in western Massachusetts Bay, 1996 - 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 266, Version 1.0, DVD-ROM. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/266/)

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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