Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: West Falmouth Harbor, Snug Harbor, Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): John Crusius
Information Specialist(s): Laura Erban
Data Type(s): Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Sampling: Chemistry
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Anchored platform for Rad7 detector in West Falmouth Harbor.
Start Date: 2006-07-03
Start Port/Location: West Falmouth Harbor, MA
End Date: 2006-07-07
End Port/Location: West Falmouth, MA
Equipment Used: Mooring tripod, Water sampler
Information to be Derived: radioisotopic tracers;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Between July 3 and 7, an anchored raft was deployed in Snug Harbor as a platform for a RAD7 and attached water sampling gear (41.60712N, -70.63678W). This setup provided continuous measurements (twice per hour) of water-column radon activity over the course of many tidal cycles.
Staff: John Crusius, Laura Erban, Dirk Koopmans, Max Nepstad
Notes: Related field activities: http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2006/06020/, http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2006/06021/, http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2006/06025/, http://quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2006/06026/.