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Summary Information for Field Activity 2005-043-FA

Area of Operations: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, south of Edgartown, Massachusetts, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 22, 2005 to September 22, 2005

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

Objectives: Recover tripods and profiling winch. Take bottom and water samples.

Type of Activity: Tripod recovery and sampling;Tripod recovery and sampling

Information to be derived: Time series data; Grain size analysis; Suspended sediment concentrations;

Summary: Recovered U Maine / WHOI OASIS tripod. Recovered USGS particle tripod. Recovered BC / WHOI profiler winch. Recovered USGS flow tripod. Obtained grab samples and bottom bulk samples. Took CTD and water sample.

Contact: Marinna Martini (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-3-05-MA. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Foster, D.S., and Sherwood, C.R.,2009, Geophysical data collected off the south shore of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1288. (Also available at

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