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Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-022-FA

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: measure light attenutation, turbidity, chlorophyll over seagrass canopies


Start Port/Location: Town Dock, West Falmouth

End Port/Location: Town Dock, WEst Falmouth

Start Date: 2012-06-11

End Date: 2012-08-17

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

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: time-series of light penetration, velocity, water-quality, at three sites

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Kihoto Gitonga

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Estuarine Modeling & Observation,


West Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,

North: 41.61223 South: 41.59375 West: -70.6544 East: -70.63351





Data Acquired

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

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