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):

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.


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

North: 41.61698 South: 41.5908 West: -70.6668 East: -70.63866




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)