Alternate Leg ID: W1-89
Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: December 05, 1989 to December 06, 1989
Objectives: To deploy an instrumented tripod, a subsurface mooring, and a near surface current meter from the Coast Guard's large navigation buoy at the approach to Boston Harbor. In addition, sediment samples will be collected with a Van Veen grab sampler at two locations near the proposed offshore outfall for Boston's sewage treatment plant. Objective is to begin long-term monitoring of currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments in western Massachusetts Bay.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis
Summary: Grab samples: 8-10; Moorings deployed: 2 (#338 and 339 recovered FA 90002 WHITE HEATH Mar. 27-29, 1990).
USGS Project Number: PTRACE
Contact: Mike Bothner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-89-MY. Visit this site for more information.