Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Watch Hill area, Fire Island, Great South Bay, Long Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
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.
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
Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Crusius, Chief Scientist; Dirk Koopmans, Contract Technician.
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.