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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-046-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Bradford Butman, Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Bradford Butman

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover mooring 914 in Buzzards Bay (41 31.8522 N, 70 48.6134 W; 16 m); Recover Buzzards Bay Environmental Quality Sampling Team(BEQUEST) mooring offshore of West Falmouth (41 36.4N ; 70 40.5 W; 38'). BEQUEST mooring requires divers.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2011-09-28

End Date: 2011-09-28

Equipment Used: Digital camera, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Depart WHOI dock ~9:00 EDT 9/28/2011; Recover USGS mooring 914 at ~ 09:42 EDT; Divers (Baldwin, Worley) in water at BEQUEST mooring site ~ 10:36 EDT; Divers out of water ~ 10:56 EDT; BEQUEST mooring on deck ~ 11:07 EDT; Arrive WHOI dock ~ 11:45 EDT; Offload equipment.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Sunny day; easterly wind.
Project = Models for Changing Coastal Env,


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

North: 41.65034 South: 41.50035 West: -70.892 East: -70.63934


photo of Tioga



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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