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Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-037-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): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Check depths in West Falmouth Harbor.


Start Port/Location: Town Dock, West Falmouth

End Port/Location: Town Dock, West Falmouth

Start Date: 2010-05-07

End Date: 2010-05-07

Equipment Used: Reconnaissance

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Took soundings with weight in Mashapaquit Creek; recorded channel conditions.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:



Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic,

North: 41.61005 South: 41.59503 West: -70.6519 East: -70.63522


photo of Kayak


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
Reconnaissance --- Ground Truthing

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