USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-054-FA

Other ID: 2011-045-FA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Norm Farr, WHOI; Peter Traykovski, WHOI; Emmanuel Boss, UMaine

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Metereology, Environmental Data: Temperature, Geochemical: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod.


Start Date: 2011-09-17

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole and Woods Hole

End Date: 2011-09-17

End Port/Location: Woods Hole and Woods Hole

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Bottom tripod, Camera - B/W video, Diffusion sampler bottles, Grab sampler, Mooring tripod, SCUBA, Sensors - other mooring, Current, Pressure, Temperature and salinity, Turbidity, DGPS

Information to be Derived: Time series data C4511BZ Grain size anal

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered MVCO/OASIS profiling tripod (mooring 910) and adjacent aquadopp (911). Also recovered instruments of OASIS co-PIs N. Farr and P. Traykovski. Collected water sample and diver push core.

Staff: Alfredo Aretxabaleta, Sandy Baldwin, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Patrick Dickhudt, Manel Grifoll, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
Jay Sisson

Notes: Deployment. Linked to servicing FAs 2011-048, 2011-051, 2011-052, 2011-053, and recovery activity 2011-054.


North Atlantic C4511BZ MVCO 12-m node

North: 41.75 South: 41.25 West: -71 East: -70.5


photo of Connecticut



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
2011-054-FA-PH-001 ( photos taken during field operations)
Bottom tripod --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Camera - B/W video --- Video
Diffusion sampler bottles --- Surveys
Grab sampler --- Biology
Mooring tripod --- Ground Truthing
SCUBA --- Biology
Sensors - other mooring --- CTD
Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
DGPS --- Navigation