USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-093-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Page Valentine

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Page Valentine

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Temperature

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Monitor experiment on the invasive colonial tunicate Didemnum vexillum at the WHOI dock.


Start Date: 2009-12-08

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Date: 2009-12-08

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Equipment Used: Geomechanique streamer

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Retrieved 7 long-term temperature loggers from water depths of 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10 m at the WHOI dock. Loggers deployed from 2 Feb 2009 to 8 Dec 2009. Digital water temperature data recorded at 10-min intervals downloaded from loggers. Temperature loggers replaced.

Staff: Page Valentine

Affiliate Staff:
Mary Carman

Project = Benthic Habitats: Geological and Biological Studies, Benthic Habitats: Geological and Biological Studies


Great Harbor, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.52363 South: 41.5236 West: -70.672 East: -70.67193


photo of WHOI dock
WHOI dock



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Geomechanique streamer --- Temperature
2009-093-FA-GP-001-01 ( Processed digital water temperature data)
2009-093-FA-GP-001 ( Digital water temperature data: recorded at 10-min. intervals by 7 long-term temperature loggers at water depths of 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 10 m at the WHOI dock.)