USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-042-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy bottom tripod in Buzzards Bay in advance of Hurrican Irene


Start Date: 2011-08-26

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole

End Date: 2011-08-26

End Port/Location: Woods Hole

Equipment Used: Bottom tripod, Current, Pressure, Temperature and salinity, Turbidity

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripod deployed at 41 31.8522 N, 70 48.6134 W (16 m water depth) at ~9:55 am EST in advance of Hurricane Irene.

Staff: Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,

Location Map:


photo of Tioga


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)