USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-013-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s): Rutgers University

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Set moorings and tripods.


Start Date: 2006-04-09

Start Port/Location: Staten Island, NY

End Date: 2006-04-09

End Port/Location: Staten Island, NY

Equipment Used: DGPS, Pressure, Turbidity, Current, Temperature and salinity, Digital camera, Acoustic backscatter sensors

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This cruise deployed moorings 815-818. Moorings and tripods set. No data yet.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:
Chip Haldeman

Notes: Project = Hudson Shelf Valley, Hudson Shelf Valley


New York Bight, New York, New Jersey, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 40.39 South: 40.16167 West: -73.785 East: -73.68833


photo of Samantha Miller
Samantha Miller


Wiberg, P.L., and Sherwood, Christopher R., 2008, Calculating wave-generated bottom orbital velocities from surface-wave parameters: Computers and Geosciences, v. 34 no. 10, doi: 10.1016/j.cageo.2008.02.010.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2006-013-FA-OM-001 ( Hudson Valley mooring data)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Digital camera --- Photo
2006-013-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
Acoustic backscatter sensors --- Single Beam