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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-027-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Other (Other)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s): Melanie Hayn , MBL/Cornell

Information Specialist(s): Christopher Sherwood

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Survey using Jetyak


Start Port/Location: West Falmouth, MA

End Port/Location: West Falmouth, MA

Start Date: 2016-05-25

End Date: 2016-05-27

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak), Real Time Kinematic GPS

Information to be Derived: Science

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: mapping extent of seagrass and bathymetry, tidal measurements from pressure

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Neil Kamal Ganju, Daniel Nowacki, Steven Suttles

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2015-027-FA


West Falmouth Harbor, Massachusetts,United States

North: 41.61076464 South: 41.5974726 West: -70.6555 East: -70.63402176




Montgomery, E.T., Sherwood, C.R., Brosnahan, S.M and Suttles, S.E., 2017, Water level measurements collected in West Falmouth Harbor, MA, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak) --- Sidescan
Single Beam
Real Time Kinematic GPS --- Navigation

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