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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-065-FA

Area of Operations: Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: November 02, 2009 to November 02, 2009

Chief scientist: Marinna Martini

   Sandy Williams, WHOI

Objectives: Recover tripods 859 and 860; CTD casts.

Type of Activity: Mooring work; Hydrography;hydrography

Information to be derived: Time series data

Summary: Fired releases on tripods at both USGS sites, but no floats were sighted on surface. Fired releases at WHOI tripod site, but no floats were sighted on surface. No tripods were recovered. Performed CTD casts. Tripods were actually recovered on Nov. 9 by divers (2009-076-FA).

Contact: Ellyn Montgomery (

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Publications resulting from these data

Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Thomas, J.A., Borden, J., Sherwood, C.R., Montgomery, E., Twomey, E., and Martini, M.,2011, Summary of oceanographic and water-quality measurements in West Falmouth Harbor and Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 2009-2010: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1113. (Also available at

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