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Summary Information for Field Activity 2003-057-FA

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

Dates: August 27, 2003 to August 27, 2003

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   Robert Ware - WHOI

Objectives: Deploy NOPP surface mooring #734 off Scituate, MA.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Mooring deployed: 1 (#734 recovered FA 04016 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 4-5, 2004). Mooring repositioned by Capt. Frank Mirarchi, Dec. 15 and 11, 2003 and again in Jan. 2004 when ice on buoy and damaged antenna were noted. Final position 42d 09.620N, 070d 38.550W.

Contact: Marinna Martini (mmartini@usgs.gov)

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/)

Data Types and Locations:

Oceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data

 

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