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Field Activity Details for field activity 2007-028-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI, ONR

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Temperature, Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripods at MVCO as part of the ONR Ripples DRI Project.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2007-08-27

End Date: 2007-08-27

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Current, Video camera - deep sea, Digital camera, Push corer (wh)

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Used divers to find boundary between coarse and fine sand (best visual was ripple size) and mark. Deployed flow and particle/sonar tripods.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Benedicte Ferre, Marinna Martini, Christopher Sherwood, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:
collaborating scientist; Margaret Simon
VIMS (REU student observer)

Notes: Project = ONR Ripples DRI, ONR Ripples DRI


Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.35 South: 41.26667 West: -70.6167 East: -70.48333


photo of Connecticut



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Video camera - deep sea --- Video
2007-028-FA-VD-002 ( 6 diver-held video clips by M. Casso from MVCO07 deployment)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Digital camera --- Photo
2007-028-FA-PH-001 ( 10 digital photos by M. Casso from MVCO07 deployment)
2007-028-FA-PH-002 ( 58 digital photos by M. Martini from MVCO07 deployment)
2007-028-FA-PH-003 ( 4 digital photos from MVCO07 deployment - unidentified contributor)
2007-028-FA-PH-004 ( Deck photos of field activity operations)
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Push corer (wh) --- Biology
2007-028-FA-SC-001-01 ( Grain size analysis: Lab #s AW984, AW985, AW986, AW987, AW988, AW989, AW990, AW991, AW992, AW993, AW994, AW995, AX021, AX022, AX025, AX026, AX027, and AX028 in L. Poppe's sediments database.)
2007-028-FA-SC-001 ( diver push cores)

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