USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2010-103-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Location: Indian River Bay, Delaware, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Principal Investigator(s): Kevin Kroeger

Affiliate Investigator(s): Holly Michael, University Delaware; Cristina Fernandez, University Delaware; Joanna York, University Delaware

Information Specialist(s): Thomas Brooks

Data Type(s): Sampling: Biology, Sampling: Geology, Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sample existing multilevel groundwater wells.


Start Date: 2010-11-28

Start Port/Location: Holt's Landing

End Date: 2010-12-01

End Port/Location: Holt's Landing

Equipment Used: Grab sampler, Water sampler

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples 8 existing, multilevel groundwater wells. Field measurements of salinity, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, TDS, and ORP were made. Physical samples were collected for analysis of nutrients, dissolved organic carbon, dissolved inorganic carbon, nitrogen isotopes, and N2/Ar.


Affiliate Staff:

Project = NSF/Quantifying, NSF/Quantifying

Location Map:


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Small Boat


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Grab sampler --- Biology
Water sampler --- Chemistry