Published on December 13, 2008
Monitoring Cape Cod Bay 2006-2008
Signell, R.P., Jenter, H.L., and Blumberg, A.F., 2000, "Predicting the Physical Effects of Relocating Boston's Sewage Outfall,“ J. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Summary of circulation within Massachusetts Bay (Lermusiaux et al. 2001.)
Surface Bottom Temperature (C) Salinity (ppt) Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L)
Surface Bottom Nitrate/Nitrite ( M) Ortho-Phosphate ( M)
p=0.181 Temperature p=0.354 Salinity Surface Bottom p=0.783 p=0.019
p=0.013 p=0.506 Nitrate/Nitrite Ortho-Phosphate Surface Bottom p=0.004 p=0.336
0 1 2 3 4 5 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 WINTER: December, January, February 2006/07 2007/08 Nitrate/Nitrite ( M)
SPRING: March, April, May 0 1 2 3 4 5 2006 2007 2008 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Nitrate/Nitrite ( M)
SUMMER: June, July, August 0 1 2 3 4 5 2006 2007 2008 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Nitrate/Nitrite ( M)
FALL: September, October, November 0 1 2 3 4 5 2006 2007 2008 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Nitrate/Nitrite ( M)
Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L) 9S 8M 7S 6S 5S 9N 5N 6M NO 3 D.O.
HNLO High-Nutrient Low-Oxygen Pool (Jiang et al. 2007) Modeled and observed results (2000) Controlled by 3 factors Southward coastal transport of organic Long residence time High temperature and strong stratification
High-Nutrient Low-Oxygen Pool (Jiang et al. 2007)
Modeled and observed results (2000)
Controlled by 3 factors
Southward coastal transport of organic
Long residence time
High temperature and strong stratification
Cape Cod Bay
NTU Turbidity Dissolved Oxygen mg/L M M Nitrate/Nitrite Ortho-Phosphate
2006 2007 2008 ( M) ( M) ( M) ( M) ( M) Nitrate/Nitrite Total Nitrogen
Herring River: Nina Kaars North Sunken Meadow: Elizabeth Skelton Nitrate/Nitrite ( M) Volunteer Stations
Acknowledgements Citizen Scientists Aimee Teaby Karen Kramer Joann Figueras Val Magor Bill and Lois Edwards Diana Stinson Theresa Barbo Arthur Neill Regina Asmutis-Silvia Carol “Krill” Carson Nina Kaars Phil and Betty Suraci Scott and Heather Grenon Keith Harrison Elizabeth Skelton Traute and David Bushley
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