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Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-026-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): NSF Bottom Stress (LQ00DYN)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Malcolm Scully, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Sampling: Geology, Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam, Sonar: Multibeam, Sonar: Water column reflectivity

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Recover bottom platforms and NIMBBLEs for NSF Inner Shelf Study

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2015-01-13

End Date: 2015-01-14

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Grab sampler, SIMRAD EK60, Klein 400 sidescan sonar

Information to be Derived: Bottom stress

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered two NIMBBLES and two Quadpods. Took two grab samples and recovered one sed sample from quadpod foot

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Patrick Dickhudt, Christine Sabens, Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is the final recovery of the program. 2014-021-FA, 2014-025-FA, 2014-050-FA, 2014-059-FA and 2014-068-FA were all part of this program. Data is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7542KQR

Location:

Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Massachusetts

Boundaries
North: 41.3564774 South: 41.25294098 West: -70.7865 East: -70.3989094

Platform(s):

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Connecticut

Publications

Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Martini, M.A., Trowbridge, J., Scully, M, and Brosnahan, S.M., 2016, Oceanographic and water-quality measurements collected south of Martha's Vineyard, MA, 2014–2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7542KQR.

Scully, M.E., Trowbridge, J.H., Sherwood, C.R., Jones, K.R., and Traykovski, P., 2018, Direct measurements of mean Reynolds stress and ripple roughness in the presence of energetic forcing by surface waves: Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, v. 123, p. 2494-2512, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013252.

Trowbridge, J., Scully, M., Sherwood, C.R., 2018, The cospectrum of stress-carrying turbulence in the presence of surface gravity waves: Journal of Physical Oceanography, v. 48, issue 1, p. 29-44, https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-17-0016.1.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
Grab sampler --- Biology
Geology
SIMRAD EK60 --- Surveys (biological)
Surveys (geochemical)
Multibeam
Water column reflectivity
Klein 400 sidescan sonar --- Sidescan

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