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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-048-FA

Other ID: 2011-045-FA,C-45-11-BZ

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Models For Changing Coastal Env (MU179)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Tim Milligan Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Turbidity, Environmental Data: Current, Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology, Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy tripod.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole and Woods Hole

End Port/Location: Woods Hole and Woods Hole

Start Date: 2011-09-17

End Date: 2011-09-17

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Bottom platform, SCUBA, Sensors - temperature, Sensors - salinity, Sensors - pressure, Sensors - turbidity, Sensors - current

Information to be Derived: Time series data C4511BZ Grain size anal

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Diver inspection and cleaning of MVCO/OASIS tripod. Water sample and diver push core obtained. Adjust floatation on aquadopp mooring 911.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Michael Casso, Patrick Dickhudt, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Deployment. Linked to servicing FAs 2011-048, 2011-051, 2011-052, 2011-053, and recovery activity 2011-054.

Staff information imported from InfoBank
Chris Sherwood - Chief Scientist
Brandy Armstrong
Jonathan Borden
Marinna Martini
Ellyn Montgomery
Chris Sabens
Patrick Dickhudt


North Atlantic C4511BZ MVCO 12-m node

North: 41.75 South: 41.25 West: -71 East: -70.5


photo of Tioga
photo of Connecticut



Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
data from 2011-048-FA ( All data from USGS part of MVCO OASIS experiment)
Sensors - temperature --- Temperature
Sensors - salinity --- Conductivity
Sensors - pressure --- Depth
Sensors - turbidity --- Turbidity
Sensors - current --- Current

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