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Summary Information for Field Activity 2001-080-FA

Area of Operations: Scituate, Masschusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 29, 2001 to October 29, 2001

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

Objectives: Turn around tripod and subsurface moorings as part of the Massachusetts Bay experiment.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Recovered moorings 646 and 647; deployed moorings 666 and 667. Moorings recovered: 2 (#646 and 647 both deployed FA 01023 MARCUS HANNA May 23, 2001). Moorings deployed: 2 (#666 and 667 both recovered FA 02026 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 6, 2002).

Contact: Marinna Martini (mmartini@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-4-01-MA. 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)

Data Types and Locations:

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Western Mass Bay mooring data

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