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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-003-FA

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

Dates: February 08, 2006 to February 08, 2006

Chief scientist: Mike Bothner

   William Martin - WHOI

Objectives: Recover an instrumented tripod (#805) at Massachusetts Bay Station A. Collect sediment cores at Stations 2 and 3. Deploy oxygen probe and benthic chambers. Collect water samples for determination of radium and radon concentrations.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Mooring work; Photography; Water sampling for radon measurements;Water sampling for radon measurements

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: All activities were carried out successfully.

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

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-06-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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

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Platform Info:
photo of MARCUS HANNA
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/)

Data Types and Locations:

GeochemistryOceanographic Measurements

Western Mass Bay mooring data

Photos

Deck photos of field activity operations

Samples

 

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