Field Activity 2015-073-FA

Identifier 2015-073-FA
Purpose Observe salt marsh erosion over time at two different sites with the same salt marsh. Hypothesizing if waves flow in the direction of a salt marsh at a high velocity then the salt marsh will erode at a greater rate than that of a salt marsh with little to no wave disturbance.
Location Parkwood Beach, Wareham, Massachusetts
Info derived Wave size
Projects
Platform
on foot
walking survey, generally with GPS backpack
Itinerary
Start Wareham, MA 2015-11-12
End Wareham, MA 2016-01-12
Days in the field 1
Bounds
West -70.7055
East -70.70071073
North 41.74411202
South 41.74132042

Personnel

Organization
384 Woods Hole Road
Quissett Campus
Woods Hole, MA02543-1598
(508) 548-8700
Principal investigators Ann M Luppino
Crew members
Sandra M Brosnahan
Scientist, Staff
Ann M Luppino
Scientist, Staff
Information specialist(s)
Ann M Luppino
Specialist, Information

Data types and categories

Data category: Environmental Data
Data type: Wave

Equipment used

Equipment Usage description Data types Datasets
Sensor - wave Wave (no data reported)

Publications

Samples collected during this field activity