Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood
Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI, ONR
Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Single Beam, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Visual Identification: Ground Truthing
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover 2 tripods, mooring #836 (particle/sonar) and 837.
Start Date: 2007-10-29
Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
End Date: 2007-10-29
End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Current, Rotating Imagenex sonar, Two-axis pencil-beam Imagenex sonar, Acoustic backscatter sensors, Digital camera, GPS (wh), Grab sampler, Bottom tripod
Information to be Derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations; Morphology;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered USGS tripods: 2 (mooring #836 and 837; deployed CONN FA 07028, Aug. 27, 2008). Recovered WHOI tripods.
Staff: Jonathan Borden, Benedicte Ferre, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Christopher Sherwood
Notes: Project = ONR Ripples DRI, ONR Ripples DRI
Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S., and Sherwood, C.R., 2009, Geophysical data collected off the south shore of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1288, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2008/1288/.
Montgomery, E., Sherwood, C, Studying seafloor bedforms using autonomous stationary imaging and profiling sonars: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Proceedings Paper, .