USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2006-017-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Crusius

Affiliate Investigator(s): Patti Rafferty, NPS

Information Specialist(s): Dirk Koopmans

Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: Radon

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect seed data (radon and resistivity) on submarine groundwater discharge adjacent to Fire Island and Long Island for full proposal.

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2006-05-31

Start Port/Location: Patchogue, NY

End Date: 2006-06-02

End Port/Location: Patchogue, NY

Equipment Used: GPS (wh), RAD7 radon detection instrument

Information to be Derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Reconnaissance data only for purpose of submitting a proposal (which was funded, so it paid off!). Real data to be collected in 2008, 2009 and possibly 2010.

Staff: John Crusius, Dirk Koopmans

Affiliate Staff:
NPS boat driver (Patti Rafferty)

Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Crusius, Chief Scientist; Dirk Koopmans, Contract Technician.

Location:

Watch Hill area, Fire Island, Great South Bay, Long Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Boundaries
North: 41 South: 40.5 West: -73.5 East: -72.5

Platform(s):

photo of Small Boat
Small Boat

Publications

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.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
GPS (wh) --- Navigation
RAD7 radon detection instrument --- Radon