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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-040-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):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Test tripod modifications for the OASIS project. Submerge in the WHOI test well, hook up to the spare WHOI node, practice operations.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2011-08-02

End Date: 2011-08-09

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

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripod with moving arm was submerged in the WHOI test well for several hours to test actuator operation.

Staff: Brandy Armstrong, Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery, Christine Sabens

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Divers were not needed.
Project = Carolina Coastal Chg/Regional,


Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dock

North: 41.52442 South: 41.52326 West: -70.6721 East: -70.67114




Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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