Other ID: PASTA Legs 2-3
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Chienti River, Pescara, Adriatic Sea, Italy, Mediterranean Sea, Europe, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): Chuck Nittrouer, University of Washington
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover EuroSTRATAFORM moorings and tripods; perform sidescan-sonar surveys.
Start Date: 2003-05-26
Start Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
End Date: 2003-06-03
End Port/Location: Ravenna, Italy
Equipment Used: Video camera - deep sea, Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Digital camera, Current
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations; Sea floor map;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered Moorings: 3 (#711, 712, and 713 all deployed FA 03011 SEWARD JOHNSON II Feb. 11-22, 2003). Sidescan sonar: These data returned to USGS-Woods Hole for processing.
Staff: Richard Rendigs, Christopher Sherwood, Charles Worley
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Christopher Sherwood, Scientist; Richard Rendigs, Diver; Charles Worley, Diver and Sidescan operator.
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.