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Summary for Field Activity Number 1989-035-FA

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
Mooring work

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 (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-89-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of WHITE HEATH
WHITE HEATH

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Data and publications on CD-ROM/DVD-ROM:

Inventory ## per setData TypeContentsAuthorYearReport #FormatTitleRemarks
185701/01GEOLMASS BAY BOTHNER NOTEBOOKSBOTHNER MH, CASSO M20031216INTERNAL ARCHIVE MASS BAY CORE SAMPLE LOGS 1988-2003
239001/01PublicationMASS BAY PO, PHOTO 1989-1992BUTMAN, BOTHNER, ALEXANDER, LIGHTSOM, MARTINI,*20040000DDS-0074INTERNAL ARCHIVE LONG-TERM OCEANOGRAPHIC OBSERVATIONS WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS BAY OFFSHORE BOSTON DATA REPORT 1989-2002 VER 2.0*GUTIERREZ, STRAHLE ; RESTON DUPE WTHT 1989-1998.

Films (35 and 16mm) containing original data films and archived data microfilm. Original films are stored in the WHOI Data Library/Archive film vault. Cabinet storage is in the USGS-WHSC Data Library/Archive.

Inventory #Other #SourceData TypeContentsLocationRemarks
105215338USGS-WHFCBOTTOMPHOTOTRIPOD 338; 19891205-19900327WHOI-DLORIGINAL COLOR
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