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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-026-FA

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

Dates: February 05, 2002 to February 06, 2002

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   Joanne Goudreau, William Martin - WHOI

Objectives: Exchange moored instruments and collect sediment samples at the USGS long-term stations near Buoy B in Massachusetts Bay and offshore of Scituate.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography;

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

Summary: Moorings recovered: 5 (#649 deployed FA 01013 MARCUS HANNA May 23, 2001, recovered and redeployed FA 01068 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Aug. 16, 2001, recovered FA 02026 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 5-6, 2002; #664 and 665 both deployed FA 01024 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 23, 2001; #666 and 667 both deployed FA 01080 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Oct. 26-30, 2001). Moorings deployed: 5 (#682, 683, 684, 685 and 686, all recovered FA 02045 MARCUS HANNA May 21-22, 2002).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (flightsom@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-02-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 MARCUS HANNA
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; 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/)

Kalnejais, Linda H., Martin, William R., Signell, Richard P., and Bothner, Michael H.,2007, Role of sediment resuspension in the remobilization of particulate-phase metals from coastal sediments: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 41, no. 7: p. 2282-2288. (Also available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es061770z)

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)

Bothner, Michael H., Butman, Bradford, and Casso, Michael A.,2010, Review of oceanographic and geochemical data collected in Massachusetts Bay during a large discharge of total suspended solids from Boston's sewage-treatment system and ocean outfall in August 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1050, 11 p.. (Also available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1050/)

Data Types and Locations:

LogsOceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data

Photos

Deck photos of field activity operations

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