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Field Activity Details for field activity 2015-076-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: Instrument recovery. Instrumentation test follow on to 2014 MVCO experiment.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2015-12-14

End Date: 2015-12-14

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Other

Information to be Derived: oceanographic time series

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: One quadpod and one NIMBBLE sled were deployed for engineering tests

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Christopher Sherwood, Steven Suttles

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are associated with Field Activity 2015-072-FA.
Nick DiCosmo was aboard...not in pull-down list yet.

Data is available at:


MVCO, Massachusetts, United States, Atlanctic Ocean

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


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)
Other --- --- ---

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