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Summary Information for Field Activity 2000-062-FA

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

Dates: July 19, 2000 to July 19, 2000

Chief scientist: Jonathan Borden


Objectives: Deployment of NOPP/WHOI/USGS Tripods and Buoys.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Successful deployment of USGS tripods. Limited success of Boston Buoy equipment. Successful redeploy of Scituate Buoy. Moorings deployed: 2 (#628, recovered FA 00085 Nov. 14, 2000, and #629 recovered FA 00066 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Aug. 18, 2000).

Contact: Jonathan Borden (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-62-00-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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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

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

Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data


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