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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-013-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 and recover pressure sensors at overwash, map beach elevation

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-03-13

End Date: 2017-03-15

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, Spectra Precision SP80

Information to be Derived: pressure measurements, survey elevations

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: data from pressure sensors recovered

Staff: Jonathan Borden, Sandra Brosnahan, Barry Irwin, Eric Marsjanik

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: 2 Pressure sensors in overwash zone, and 1 in air: 1090, 1091, 1092

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):

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on foot

Publications

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Bottom platform --- Mooring (physical oceanography)
Spectra Precision SP80 --- Navigation

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