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Summary for Field Activity Number 2007-028-FA

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

Dates: August 27, 2007 to August 27, 2007

Objectives: Deploy tripods at MVCO as part of the ONR Ripples DRI Project.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Sea floor mapping
Mooring work

Information to be derived: Time series data
Grain size analysis
Suspended Sediment Concentrations
Diver-held video
Rotating sidescan sonar
Two-axis pencil-beam sonar profiler

Summary: Used divers to find boundary between coarse and fine sand (best visual was ripple size) and mark. Deployed flow and particle/sonar tripods.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0GW60 - Project Description

Contact: Chris Sherwood (

InfoBank: uses the identifier C-1-07-MY. Visit this site for more information.

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