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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-028-FA

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

Dates: April 23, 2003 to April 23, 2003

Chief scientist: Jonathan Borden

Objectives: Deploy Scituate tripod and subsurface mooring, recover NOPP surface mooring, and recover Scituate tripod and subsurface mooring.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#709 and 710 both recovered FA 03043 MARCUS HANNA Sep. 24-25, 2003). Moorings recovered: 1 (#698 deployed FA 02046 MARCUS HANNA Oct. 22-25, 2002). NOPP Buoy recovered. Tripod (#688) did not release.

Contact: Jonathan Borden (jborden@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier A-1-03-MA. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html

Platform Info:
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)

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