Field Activity 2014-043-FA

Identifier 2014-043-FA
Purpose Field reconnaissance to select study sites for year long time series field observations. Water sample collection to measure CDOM and fDOM relationship.
Equipment or personnel only. Data, if any, are managed under a different field activity.
Location Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, United States Chincoteague Bay, Virginia/Maryland, United States
Summary Conducted field reconnaissance for site selection for upcoming field study which will involve deployed instrument time series data for a planned year long study at Barnegat Bay, NJ and Chincoteague Bay VA/MD. Water samples were collected and processed for WHOI/USGS summer research fellow Will Oestreich's project focusing on relationship of light attenuation and CDOM sources. All goals met for this field activity.
Info derived WHOI/USGS Summer Fellow collecting water samples for summer research project. Sediment grain size analysis samples.
Comments Platforms- Rutgers 20' Maritime Skiff (Barnegat) and UMCES-HPL 18' C-Hawk (Chincoteague).
Rutgers 20 foot Maritime Skiff
Rutgers 20 foot Maritime Skiff
UMCES-HPL 18 ft. C-Hawk
Length 18 feet.
Start Falmouth, MA 2014-07-14
End Falmouth, MA 2014-07-19
Days in the field 5
West -75.9485
East -73.86433919
North 40.04759146
South 37.71577881


Organization Equipment or personnel support provided by
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Neil Kamal Ganju
Crew members
Neil Kamal Ganju
Scientist, Staff
Steven E Suttles
Scientist, Staff
William K Oestreich
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Steven E Suttles
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

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Samples collected during this field activity