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
Oxygen profiling in sediments
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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