Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju
Information Specialist(s): Neil Kamal Ganju
Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover ADCP at channel entrance.
Start Date: 2009-09-30
Start Port/Location: West Falmouth Harbor, MA
End Date: 2009-09-30
End Port/Location: West Falmouth Harbor, MA
Equipment Used: Current
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: 15-min side-looking ADCP velocity data were collected at the entrance to West Falmouth Harbor. Tidal-cycle ADCP velocity surveys (WRD) were also collected, to help develop a continuous time-series of tidal water flow in and out of West Falmouth Harbor.
Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Dann Blackwood, Patrick Dickhudt, Neil Kamal Ganju
Notes: - This activity is based on Field Activity 09060. Original Center People field contained: Neil Ganju: hydrodynamic measurements, modeling; Dann Blackwood: recovery of acoustics; Pat Dickhudt: recovery of acoustics; Sandy Baldwin: recovery of acoustics.
Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Thomas, J.A., Borden, J., Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E., Twomey, E., and Martini, M., 2011, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 2009-2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1113, URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1113/.