Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 08, 2006 to June 06, 2006
Chief scientist: Dann Blackwood
Kathryn Ford, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Objectives: Occupy 50 SEABOSS stations to collect sea floor sediment samples, video transects and still camera photos.
Type of Activity: Sampling; Photography;
Information to be derived: Grain size analysis; Habitat maps;
Summary: Weather delayed work. Most sites done on June 5-6, 2006. Sediment Samples: stored at WHSC; Field logs, Video tapes and dvds, Still photos, Navigation log and file.
Contact: Seth Ackerman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier V-1-06-MY. Visit this site for more information.
Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2008/07/awards.html
- Download 06019.kml to view this field activity in Google Earth
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/)
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