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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-080-FA

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

Dates: September 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009

Chief scientist: Neil Ganju

Objectives: Recover ADCP at channel entrance.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;

Information to be derived:

Summary: 15-min side-looking ADCP velocity data were collected at the entrance to West Falmouth Harbor. Tidal-cycle ADCP velocity surveys (WRD) were also collected, to help develop a continuous time-series of tidal water flow in and out of West Falmouth Harbor.

Contact: Neil Ganju (

InfoBank: uses the identifier D-80-09-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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Platform Info:
West Falmouth Harbor Dock

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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