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Summary Information for Field Activity 2002-046-FA

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

Dates: October 22, 2002 to October 25, 2002

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

Objectives: Exchange moorings at the Boston B Buoy.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Oxygen profiling in sediments;Oxygen profiling in sediments

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: Sediment samples were collected at Stations 3 and 2. Moorings deployed: 4 (#696 recovered FA 03020 CONNECTICUT Mar. 29-21, 2003; #697 and 699 recovered FA 03031 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW May 21-23, 2003; #698 recovered FA 03028 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 23, 2003). Moorings recovered: 6 (#687 (NOPP) deployed FA 02044 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 8, 2002; #689, 690, 691 and 692 all deployed FA 02045 MARCUS HANNA May 21-22, 2002; #693A deployed FA 02056 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Sep. 19, 2002). Divers were not needed.

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

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-3-02-MA. 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/)

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)

Martini, Marinna, Butman, Bradford, and Mickelson, Michael J.,2007, Long-term performance of Aanderaa Optodes and Sea-Bird SBE-43 dissolved-oxygen sensors bottom mounted at 32 m in Massachusetts Bay: Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, v. 24, no. 11: p. 1924-1935. (Also available at http://ams.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1175%2FJTECH2078.1)

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/)

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LogsOceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data

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