USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-085-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): Environmental Data: Current, Imagery: Photo, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recovery of instruments. This FAR is associated with mooring numbers 881, 882, 883, 884, 885, 886, 887, 888.


Start Date: 2010-09-08

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

End Date: 2010-09-08

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

Equipment Used: ADCP, Mooring tripod, Camera- deep sea

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovery of CTDs, ADCPs; data recovered and stored.

Staff: Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Christine Sabens, Jennifer Thomas

Affiliate Staff:



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
ADCP --- Current
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
Camera- deep sea --- Photo