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Summary for Field Activity Number 2003-043-FA

Alternate Leg ID: MH43-03

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

Dates: September 24, 2003 to September 25, 2003

Objectives: Exchange moorings offshore of Boston and Scituate. Collect sediment cores and deploy oxygen profiler and benthic chambers at long-term sediment monitoring sites.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Mooring work
Photography
Oxygen profiling in sediments
benthic chambers

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

Summary: Moorings deployed: 4 (#716 and 718 both recovered FA 04016 MARCUS HANNA Feb. 5-6, 2004; #717 and 719 both recovered FA 04023 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 7-8, 2004). Moorings recovered: 4 (#707 and 708 both deployed FA 03020 CONNECTICUT Mar. 29-31, 2003; #709 and 710 both deployed FA 03028 CHRISTOPHER ANDREW Apr. 23, 2003). Moorings exchanged successfully at sites A and B. A sufficient number of cores was collected at Station 3, but not at Station 2 because the core closure mechanism broke.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0EL16 - Project Description

Contact: Mike Bothner (mbothner@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier H-1-03-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 MARCUS HANNA
MARCUS HANNA

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

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
105251717USGS-WHFCBOTTOMPHOTOTRIPOD 717; 20030924-20040704ORIGINAL COLOR
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