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Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-039-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Maps small cove on Connecticut River with autonomous kayak


Start Port/Location: Essex, CT

End Port/Location: Essex, CT

Start Date: 2013-08-13

End Date: 2013-08-16

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), DGPS, Pressure, Sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived: Sea floor map;Bathymetric maps;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Jane Denny, Patrick Dickhudt, Sara Goheen

Affiliate Staff:

Project = WHOI/Frontogenesis & Fine Sed. Trapping,


Autonomous kayak

North: 41.39845 South: 41.26129 West: -72.4397 East: -72.28729





Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Pressure --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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