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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-016-FA

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): Patrick Dickhudt

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy sensors and collect SSC calibration samples.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2013-03-27

End Date: 2013-03-29

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

Information to be Derived: Time series data;Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Instruments deployed to collect time series of current velocity and sediment concentration.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This report is based on information from activity 13012. Instruments to be deployed until ~Dec. 2013.
Project = Estuarine Modeling & Observation,


Ogunquit River, ME

North: 43.28945 South: 43.2417 West: -70.6084 East: -70.57446


photo of on foot
on foot


Montgomery, E.T., Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Borden, Jonathan, Martini, M.A., and Brosnahan, S.M., 2015, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, Maine, in 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1072, 17 p.,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Digital camera --- Photo
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
All platform data from RCNWR (YSI, IQ Aquadopp ECO data collected at 4 sites in estuary)
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Temperature and salinity --- CTD

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