Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Waquoit Bay, Falmouth, Mashpee, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John Crusius
Affiliate Investigator(s): Matt Charette (WHOI)
Information Specialist(s): Dirk Koopmans
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Radon, Geochemical: Surveys, Imagery: Photo, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Initial deployment of radon mapping system on Sep. 30th.
Start Date: 2004-09-30
Start Port/Location: Waquoit Bay, MA
End Date: 2004-09-30
End Port/Location: Waquoit Bay, MA
Equipment Used: RAD7 radon detection instrument, Submersible pumps, YSI Sound velocity CTD (wh), Digital camera, GPS (wh)
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Measured radon activities and salinities from surface waters, with a goal of identifying groundwater discharge sites.
Staff: John Bratton, John Crusius, Sarah Kelsey, Dirk Koopmans
Notes: USGS vessel R/V RAFAEL used for 1 day, Sep. 30th. Original Center People field contained: boat driver; John Crusius; John Bratton; Dirk Koopmans; Sarah Kelsey.
Bratton, J.F., 2007, The importance of shallow confining units to submarine groundwater flow, in Sanford, W., Langevin, C., Polemio, M., and Povinec, P., eds., A New Focus on Groundwater-Seawater Interactions: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, v. 312.
Crusius, J., Bratton, John, and Charette, Matt, 2005, Putting radon to work; identifying coastal ground-water discharge sites: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1381, 2 p. URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1381/.