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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-072-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): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Instrumentation test follow on to 2014 MVCO experiment


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2015-11-17

End Date: 2015-11-17

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Other

Information to be Derived: oceanographic time series

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Deploy quadpod and NIMBBLE sled

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Marinna Martini, Ellyn Montgomery

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Associated with 2015-076-FA.

Data is available at



North: 41.34459784 South: 41.26125036 West: -70.73730475 East: -70.48046881


photo of Tioga


Martini, M.A., Montgomery, E.T. and Sherwood, C.R., 2017, Oceanographic and water-quality measurements collected south of Martha's Vineyard, MA, November - December 2015: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
MVCO_15 timeseries data (data from all sensors on both platforms)
Other --- --- ---

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