Alternate Leg ID: W17-95
Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: February 14, 1995 to February 15, 1995
Objectives: The objective of the program is to conduct long-term monitoring of currents, sediment transport, and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments in western Massachusetts Bay. This cruise will be the 17th in a program jointly funded by the USGS and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. The U.S. Coast Guard is generously providing ship time and at-sea support. Time-series sediment traps and a remotely operated suspended matter sampler will be deployed on the subsurface mooring.
Type of Activity: Sampling
Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis
Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#445 and 446 deployed FA 94015 WHITE HEATH Oct. 4-5, 1994). Moorings deployed: 3 (#450, 451 and 452, all recovered FA 95032 WHITE HEATH Jun. 13-14, 1995).
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Contact: Mike Bothner (email@example.com)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-17-95-MY. Visit this site for more information.