Alternate Leg ID: W6-91
Area of Operations: western Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: June 11, 1991 to June 12, 1991
Objectives: This cruise will be the sixth 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
Suspended Sediment Concentrations
Summary: Moorings recovered: 2 (#374 and 375, both deployed FA 91005 WHITE HEATH Feb. 12-13, 1991). Moorings deployed: 2 (#383 and 384 recovered FA 91036 WHITE HEATH Oct. 16-17, 1991).
USGS Project Number: PTRACE
Contact: Mike Bothner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
InfoBank: uses the identifier H-2-91-MY. Visit this site for more information.