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Field Activity Details for field activity 2019-022-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

Organization(s): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Funding Program(s): Estuarine Processes, Hazards, and Ecosystems (LQ00G3S)

Principal Investigator(s): Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Investigator(s): Dave Ralston (WHOI) and Mike Brosnahan (WHOI)

Information Specialist(s): Steven Suttles

Data Type(s): Geochemical: Experiments (geochemical)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Perform erodiblity test on sediment cores thought to contain Alexandrium cysts (known Harmful Algae species at study site) to support ongoing research at the site by collaborators from WHOI.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Falmouth, MA

End Port/Location: Falmouth, MA

Start Date: 2019-05-20

End Date: 2019-05-20

Equipment Used: Gust Erosion Microcosm System (GEMS)

Information to be Derived: Erodible mass of particles (sediment and cysts) under known/calibrated shear stress.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Steven Suttles, Neil Kamal Ganju

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Using the UGEMS instrument to test sediment erodibilty.

Location:

Salt Pond, Cape Code National Seashore, Eastham, Massachusetts, United States

Boundaries
North: 41.85012765 South: 41.78360107 West: -69.98634338 East: -69.92866516

Platform(s):


13-ft Whaler

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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Gust Erosion Microcosm System (GEMS) --- Experiments (geochemical)

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