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Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-072-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Affiliate Investigator(s): University of New Hampshire

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

Data Type(s): Imagery: Photo, Imagery: Video, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test Imagenex time-series sensor systems with various targets.


Start Port/Location: Durham, NH

End Port/Location: Durham, NH

Start Date: 2009-12-07

End Date: 2009-12-11

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, SCUBA, Digital camera, Digital video camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: This was an engineering exercise to ground truth and calibrate the time series sonar system to improve interpretation of existing and future data sets.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Michael Casso, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:
We were assisted by Gary Margelowsky and Andy McLeod of UNH.

Notes: Project = Marthas Vineyard Coastal Observatory - Measurements and Modeling Applications, Marthas Vineyard Coastal Observatory - Measurements and Modeling Applications


University of New Hampshire Acoustic Test Tank, Durham, New Hampshire, United States, North America;

North: 43.13351 South: 43.1273 West: -70.9324 East: -70.92319




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital video camera --- Video
Digital camera --- Photo
2009-072-FA-PH-001 ( Photographs of instrument position measurement, targets, experiment configurations in the tank, etc.)
SCUBA --- Biology
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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