USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-058-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): Jonathan Borden, Neil Kamal Ganju

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Velocity, nitrate, oxygen and other instrument deployment. Using KNOB one day each week for equipment servicing. This FAR is associated with mooring numbers 881, 882, 883, 884, 885, 886, 887, 888.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2010-07-08

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

End Date: 2010-09-02

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

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Weekly servicing of instruments, calibration notes, fouling notes.

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt, Christine Sabens, Jennifer Thomas

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:

Location:

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

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

Platform(s):


Knob

Publications

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: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1113/.

Data Acquired

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