USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-016-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

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

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Nitrate, Environmental Data: Temperature, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Spatial profiling of salinity and nitrate in West Falmouth Harbor


Start Date: 2011-03-17

Start Port/Location: Town Dock, West Falmouth Harbor, MA

End Date: 2011-03-17

End Port/Location: Town Dock, West Falmouth Harbor, MA

Equipment Used: Temperature and salinity, SUNA nitrate sensor, GPS (wh)

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Spatial profiling of nitrate and salinity

Staff: Adrian Green, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,

Location Map:


photo of Knob


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
SUNA nitrate sensor --- Nitrate
GPS (wh) --- Navigation