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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-002-FA

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

Dates: February 15, 2000 to February 16, 2000

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Mooring turn-around and sediment sampling.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis
Suspended sediment concentrations

Summary: Moorings 590-592 were recovered. Mooring 593 did not release and will be recovered at a later date. Divers were not utilized. Moorings deployed: 4 (#611, 612, 613 and 614, all recovered FA 00003 MARCUS HANNA May 9-10, 2000). Moorings recovered: 3 (#590, 591 and 592, all deployed FA 99009 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 21-22, 1999).

Contact: Michael Casso (mcasso@usgs.gov)
Fran Lightsom (flightsom@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-00-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

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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., 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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