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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-031-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): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy resuspension package in Barnegat Bay


Start Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

End Port/Location: Toms River, NJ

Start Date: 2013-06-25

End Date: 2013-06-28

Equipment Used: Sensors - other mooring, Bottom platform, Current, Turbidity

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: time-series data from platforms 961-964, 977 978

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Project = NJ Dept Env Protection/Shallow Water Sed Res,


Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. United States, North America, North Atlantic

North: 40.22922 South: 39.46164 West: -74.3555 East: -73.99292


photo of Small Boat
Small Boat


Dickhudt, P.J., Ganju, N.K, and Montgomery, E.T., 2015, Summary of oceanographic measurements for characterizing light attenuation and sediment resuspension in the Barnegat Bay-Little Egg Harbor estuary, New Jersey, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1146, 18 p.,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sensors - other mooring --- CTD
Mooring (physical oceanography)
All sensors from Barnegat Bay study 2013 (data collected sequentially from 3 sites as part of a study of light attenuation and sediment re-suspension )
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Current --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Turbidity --- Mooring (physical oceanography)

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