USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-032-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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): Neil Kamal Ganju

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: ADCP surveys, CTD casts


Start Date: 2010-08-02

Start Port/Location: West Falmouth Dock, W. Falmouth, MA

End Date: 2010-08-13

End Port/Location: West Falmouth Dock, W. Falmouth, MA

Equipment Used: Current

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ADCP cross-sections, water quality profiles, and water samples.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Lane Boyer, Patrick Dickhudt, Alexander R. Nunez, Jennifer Thomas

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: KNOB being used for 5 days during this period, but need flexibility due to equipment limitations. Contact Neil Ganju if KNOB is needed during this period.

Location Map:




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: URL:

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)