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Field Activity Details for field activity 2016-052-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Barrier Evolution (MN00F1F)

Principal Investigator(s): Christopher Sherwood

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Ellyn Montgomery

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

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy nanopod (1081) off Sandwich TNB.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2016-12-17

End Date: 2016-12-17

Equipment Used: DGPS, Bottom platform

Information to be Derived: time series of currents, waves, pressure

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: None, this was a deployment.

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: This is the first of many entries for deployments at Town neck Beach in winter 2017.

Associated with 2016-052-FA, 2017-007-FA, 2017-001-FA, 2017-012-FA, 2017-013-FA, 2017-019-FA, 2017-025-FA, 2017-037-FA, 2017-040-FA.

The data for all is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7B27T6P.

Location:

Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

Boundaries
North: 41.78503467 South: 41.73478262 West: -70.4908 East: -70.42205817

Platform(s):

photo of Tioga
Tioga

Publications

Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E.T., Suttles, S.E. Marsjanik, E.D. and Brosnahan, S.M., 2017, Oceanographic, atmospheric and water-quality measurements Sandwich Town Neck Beach, Massachusetts, 2017, Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7B27T6P.

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
DGPS --- Navigation
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
sandwich2017 data from all platforms (An offshore platform 1081 was deployed for the entire winter. Pressure sensors were deployed on the beach during storms to record overwash events if they occurred.)

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