Other ID: PASTA
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Chienti River, Civitinova, Italy, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Europe, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Office of Naval Research (funding); Chuck Nittrouer (Univ. of Washington)
Information Specialist(s): Frances Lightsom
Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Service EuroSTRATAFORM moorings and tripods; perform sidescan-sonar surveys.
Start Date: 2003-02-11
Start Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
End Date: 2003-02-22
End Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
Equipment Used: Box corer, Mooring tripod, GPS (wh), Digital camera, Current
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Moorings recovered: 3 (#701, 702, and 703 all deployed FA 02053 GARCIA DEL CID Nov. 7-13, 2002). Moorings deployed: 3 (#711, 712, and 713 all recovered FA 03012 SEWARD JOHNSON II May 26 - Jun. 3, 2003). Sidescan survey: These data were returned to USGS-Woods Hole for processing.
Staff: Dann Blackwood, Marinna Martini, Christopher Sherwood, Charles Worley
Notes: Diving in turbid water to 20 m. Original Center People field contained: Christopher Sherwood, Lead USGS Scientist; Marinna Martini, Instrument tech; Dann Blackwood, Backup diver, Photographer; Charles Worley, Backup diver, sidescan tech.
Carniel, S., Warner, John C., Chiggiato, Jacopo, and Sclavo, Mauro, 2009, Investigating the impact of surface wave breaking on modeling the trajectories of drifters in the northern Adriatic Sea during a wind-storm event: Ocean Modelling, v. 30 no. 2-3, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2009.07.001.
Montgomery, E., Sherwood, C, Studying seafloor bedforms using autonomous stationary imaging and profiling sonars: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Proceedings Paper, .
Sherwood, C.R., Book, Jeffrey W., Carniel, Sandro, Cavaleri, Luigi, Chiggiato, Jacopo, Das, Himangshu, Doyle, James D., Harris, Courtney K., Niedoroda, Alan W., Perkins, Henry, Poulain, Pierre-Marie, Pullen, Julie, Reed, Christopher W., Russo, Aniello, Sclavo, Mauro, Signell, Richard P., Traykovski, Peter, and Warner, John C., 2004, Sediment dynamics in the Adriatic Sea investigated with coupled models: Oceanography, v. 17 no. 4, URL: http://www.tos.org/oceanography/issues/issue_archive/issue_pdfs/17_4/17.4_sherwood_et_al.pdf, download PDF.
Signell, R.P., Carniel, Sandro, Chiggiato, Jacopo, Janekovic, Ivica, Pullen, Julie, and Sherwood, Christopher R., 2008, Collaboration tools and techniques for large model datasets: Journal of Marine Systems, v. 69 no. 1-2, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2007.02.013.