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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-045-FA

Area of Operations: Middle Ground, Vineyard Sound, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;MVCO 12-m node

Dates: September 17, 2011 to September 17, 2011

Chief scientist: Chris Sherwood

   Emmanuel Boss, Univerity of Maine

Objectives: Deploy tripod.

Type of Activity: Mooring work;MVCO, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

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

Summary: Deploy MVCO/OASIS profiling tripod (910) and aquadopp mooring (911). Collect diver push cores and diver bottle samples.

Contact: Patrick Dickhudt (
Chris Sherwood (

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Publications resulting from these data

Sherwood, C., Boss, E,, Settling velocities of particle fields from optical and acoustic profiles [abs.]: Oceans Optics XXII Meeting

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photos taken during field operations



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