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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-91-MY. Visit this site for more information.