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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-023-FA

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

Dates: June 02, 2005 to June 03, 2005

Chief scientist: Jonathan Borden

Objectives: Dive for remains of collapsed mooring 787. Inspect tripod 786 and mooring 788 to determine their status after the northeast storm of 5/25/05.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: Bottom instruments (seacat, VMCM and Honjo) of mooring 787 successfully recovered. Divers report tripod is upright. Subsurface mooring 788 releases report that the mooring is upright.

Contact: Fran Lightsom (flightsom@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier L-1-05-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

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Platform Info:
LOONEY

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/)

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