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Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-040-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: Recover nanopod (1081) off Sandwich Town Neck Beach.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-06-12

End Date: 2017-06-12

Equipment Used: Bottom platform, DGPS

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

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Recovered nanopod mooring 1081, divers clipped into lifting bridle with line and float. Inspected waverider mooring 1081, cleaned the buoy, dove to termination of bungy cord, determined the small midwater float is still present. Tried to talk to the release, got no response to enable, disable and release.

Staff: Dann Blackwood, Jonathan Borden, Michael Casso, Eric Marsjanik, Marinna Martini

Affiliate Staff:

Notes:
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)
DGPS --- Navigation

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