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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-044-FA

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

Dates: April 08, 2002 to April 08, 2002

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   Jonathan Ware, WHOI

Objectives: Deploy telemetry mooring and tripods #687 and 688 off Scituate.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Equipment successfully deployed at two stations. Moorings deployed: 2 (#687 recovered FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-26, 2002, and 688 recovered FA 02064 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 23, 2002).

Contact: Fran Lightsom (

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-02-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:

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Western Mass Bay mooring data


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