Area of Operations: Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: September 21, 2010 to September 21, 2010
Chief scientist: Mike Bothner
Carl Lamborg, Bill Martin, WHOI
Objectives: Collect sediment cores for determination of contaminant concentrations. Measure the partitioning of inorganic and methyl mercury in pore water from Hull Bay sediments. Measure the rates of mercury methylation in Hull Bay sediments.
Type of Activity: Sampling;
Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis;
Summary: 13 sediment cores were collected from the following stations in Boston Harbor: 3, 4, 8, and 10.
Contact: Michael Casso (firstname.lastname@example.org)