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Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-077-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy and recover ADCP and CTD at Mass. Maritime Academy, on TS KENNEDY.


Start Port/Location: MMA dock, Buzzards Bay, MA

End Port/Location: MMA dock, Buzzards Bay, MA

Start Date: 2009-11-06

End Date: 2009-12-17

Equipment Used: Temperature and salinity, Current, Digital camera

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deployed ADCP and CTD, collected field notes on conditions. Recovered ADCP and CTD.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Patrick Dickhudt, Neil Kamal Ganju, Marinna Martini, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = National Community Sediment Transport: Pilot Model Applications, National Community Sediment Transport: Pilot Model Applications


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

North: 41.73856 South: 41.73712 West: -70.6263 East: -70.62381


photo of Dock


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
2009-077-FA-PH-001 ( Deck photos of field diving operations)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD

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