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Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-050-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Coastal Model Applications and Field Measurements (LQ00DYN)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Malcolm Scully, WHOI

Information Specialist(s): Patrick Dickhudt

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation

Scientific Purpose/Goals: recover NIMBBLE bottom stress measurement instruments. Possible Side-scan sonar survey with jetyak.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2014-08-08

End Date: 2014-08-15

Equipment Used: HYPACK

Information to be Derived: Time series of waves, currents, bottom stress, turbidity.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Time series, monitoring data

Staff: Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: recover NIMBBLES 1012, 1013. One or two long days on Tioga.

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, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.34678861 South: 41.23303133 West: -70.6101 East: -70.37909698

Platform(s):

photo of Tioga
Tioga

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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