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Summary for Field Activity Number 1990-016-FA

Alternate Leg ID: W3-90; WTHT90-2

Area of Operations: Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: July 10, 1990 to July 11, 1990

Objectives: The objective of the program is to make long-term measurements of currents and sediment transport in the vicinity of the proposed ocean outfall in Massachusetts Bay. The purpose of this cruise was to recover and redeploy the instrumented moorings. Samples of bottom sediments are collected on each cruise required to service the instruments. This was the third in a series of 6 cruises during the two year period of the present Joint Funding Agreement between the MA Water Resources Authority and the USGS.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis
Grain size analysis

Summary: Moorings deployed: 2 (#347 and 348 recovered FA 90041 WHITE HEATH Oct. 23-24, 1990). Moorings recovered: 2 (#340 and 341 deployed FA 90002 WHITE HEATH Mar. 27-29, 1990) .

USGS Project Number: PTRACE

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-90-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
105216347USGS-WHFCBOTTOMPHOTOTRIPOD 347; 19900710-19901024WHOI-DLORIGINAL COLOR
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