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Field Activity Details for field activity 2014-036-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):

Information Specialist(s): Christopher Sherwood

Data Type(s): Sonar: Sidescan, Sonar: Single Beam

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Map seagrass in West Falmouth Harbor


Start Port/Location: West Falmouth, MA

End Port/Location: West Falmouth, MA

Start Date: 2014-05-13

End Date: 2014-05-16

Equipment Used: Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak), Humminbird fishfinder

Information to be Derived: Sonar images, seagrass distribution

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: ?

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Charles Worley

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Using WHSC 16' Carolina skiff (used to be called the Knob). Need only Jetyak Humminbird sonar, batteries, transducer mount.

Worley on staff for information only.


West Falmouth Harbor, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic Ocean

North: 41.61076149 South: 41.5946436 West: -70.6563 East: -70.6326262






Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Humminbird 898c HD SI Combo (Jetyak) --- Navigation
Single Beam
Humminbird fishfinder --- Single Beam

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