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):

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): 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.


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:


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
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)