USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-030-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Cancelled

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: West Falmouth Harbor, West Falmouth, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Nitrate, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Velocity, nitrate, oxygen and other measurements.


Start Date: 2010-06-14

Start Port/Location: West Falmouth Dock

End Date: 2010-06-18

End Port/Location: West Falmouth Dock

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod, Mooring tripod, Temperature and salinity, Turbidity, Current, SUNA nitrate sensor, O2 sensor, DGPS

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Christine Sabens

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This submission is to reserve the Knob; more details as they become known.

Location Map:


photo of Knob


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
SUNA nitrate sensor --- Nitrate
O2 sensor --- Dissolved Oxygen
DGPS --- Navigation