USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-049-FA

Other ID: Aquadopp performance check

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Christine Sabens

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Marinna Martini

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Verify instrumentation operation.


Start Date: 2010-06-18

Start Port/Location:

End Date: 2010-06-22

End Port/Location:

Equipment Used: ADCP

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Comparison test between RDI ADCP and Aquadopp.

Staff: Christine Sabens

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Deploy current meters in WHOI dock moon pool.
The FA number is being used to track this data as it is an engineering test.

Location Map:


photo of WHOI dock
WHOI dock


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
ADCP --- Current