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Summary for Field Activity Number 1996-007-FA

Alternate Leg ID: W20-96

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

Dates: February 14, 1996 to February 15, 1996

Objectives: This was the 20th USGS-MWRA cruise to monitor currents, sediment transport and physical/chemical characteristics of sediments using moored instruments and sediment sampling near the future sewage outfall for Boston 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 (#462 and 463 partial recovery, deployed FA 95038 WHITE HEATH Sep. 26-27, 1995). Moorings deployed: 2 (#465 and 466 recovered FA 96012 WHITE HEATH Jun. 11, 1996).

USGS Project Number: 7241-67001

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-7-96-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.
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