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Summary for Field Activity Number 1991-005-FA

Alternate Leg ID: W5-91

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

Dates: February 12, 1991 to February 13, 1991

Objectives: This cruise will be the fifth in the two year 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. 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.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work

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

Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#358 and 359, both deployed FA 90041 WHITE HEATH Oct. 23-24, 1990). Moorings deployed: 2 (#374 and 375, both recovered FA 91016 WHITE HEATH June 11-12, 1991).

USGS Project Number: PTRACE

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-91-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
105250374USGS-WHFCBOTTOMPHOTOTRIPOD 374; 19910212-19910611WHOI-DLORIGINAL COLOR?
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