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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: Bottom platform, DGPS

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
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.)
DGPS --- Navigation

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