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Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-076-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Marinna Martini

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover tripods 859 and 860.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2009-11-09

End Date: 2009-11-09

Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform, Temperature and salinity, Pressure, Turbidity, Current, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Both moorings recovered with divers (Worley and Baldwin).

Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Christopher Sherwood, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: - This activity is related to Field Activities 09063 and 09065.
Project = Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory - Measurements and Modeling Applications, Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory - Measurements and Modeling Applications


Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.69753 South: 41.43861 West: -70.8508 East: -70.66956


photo of Tioga


Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Thomas, J.A., Borden, J., Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E., Twomey, E., and Martini, M., 2011, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 2009-2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1113, URL:


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
2009-076-FA-OM-001 ( measurements collected during the deployment)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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