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Field Activity Details for field activity 2011-052-FA

Other ID: 2011-045-FA

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Paul Hill, Dalhousie Univ.; Norm Farr, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): 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), SCUBA

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Inspect and clean MVCO/OASIS tripod. Collected water sample.

Staff: Michael Casso, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

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


North Atlantic C4511BZ MVCO 12-m node

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


photo of Connecticut


Sherwood, C., Boss, E, Settling velocities of particle fields from optical and acoustic profiles [abs.]: , Oceans Optics XXII Meeting. Portland, ME Oct 26 - 31, 2014.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SCUBA --- Biology
GPS (wh) --- Navigation

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