Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center in the Field

Science Center Objects

In the Field; Land, Sea, and Air

Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center scientists and staff study coastal and ocean resources and processes from the land, sea, and air, to shorelines and estuaries to the continental shelf, deep sea, lake floor, river bottoms and shallow subsurfaces environments.

 

Location Dates Purpose Equipment  Platform Data Types
Cape Cod, Massachusetts Ongoing Continuous monitoring of surface water and pore-water depth, salinity, and temperature, soil temperature and meteorological data in several estuary systems across Cape Cod to examine environmental geochemistry and health of the estuary. Sensor - light, Other, In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD) on foot Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Pressure, Environmental Data: Light, Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Conductivity
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary October  Collect seabed sediment samples for geological mapping project SeaBOSS R/V Auk Photographs, Video, Biology, Geology, and Specimen Identification
Cape Cod Canal timelapse

Timelapse of R/V Warren Jr. going through the Cape Cod Canal

(Credit: Seth Ackerman, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. Public domain.)

Timelapse gif of shipboard mobilization

Shipboard mobilization on the deck of the R/V Warren Jr. on Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts

(Credit: Seth Ackerman, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center. Public domain.)