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Summary Information for Field Activity 2007-029-FA

Area of Operations: Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 29, 2007 to October 29, 2007

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood


Objectives: Recover 2 tripods, mooring #836 (particle/sonar) and 837.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived: Time series data; Suspended sediment concentrations; Morphology;

Summary: Recovered USGS tripods: 2 (mooring #836 and 837; deployed CONN FA 07028, Aug. 27, 2008). Recovered WHOI tripods.

Contact: Ellyn Montgomery (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-2-07-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

Montgomery, E., Sherwood, C,, Studying seafloor bedforms using autonomous stationary imaging and profiling sonars: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Proceedings Paper

Data Types and Locations:

LogsOceanographic MeasurementsPhotosSamples


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