USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2003-030-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: Vineyard Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Menlo Park

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy and recover tripods for test of instrumentation.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2003-07-21

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2003-07-29

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Mooring deployed: 1 (#715 July 21 2003; recovered Jul. 29, 20003.) Engineering test of equipment. Two separate trips, 1 day deployment (July 21), 1 day recovery (July 29th).

Staff: Amit Bohara, Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Stephen Ruane, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:
Joanne Ferreira - USGS

Notes: This is mooring #715.
Project = Marthas Vineyard Summertest, Marthas Vineyard Summertest

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Asterias
Asterias

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
DGPS --- Navigation