USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2012-045-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): Kevin Kroeger

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Thomas Brooks

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Metereology, Environmental Data: Temperature, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography)

Scientific Purpose/Goals: The objectives of the Okie farm, DE field sampling effort are to better understand the geochemical groundwater components entering the coastal intertidal zone down gradient from an agricultural setting.


Start Date: 2012-10-16

Start Port/Location: NA

End Date: 2012-10-23

End Port/Location: NA

Equipment Used: Sensors - other mooring

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Geochemical samples collected to study tidal process on nutrient groundwater data.

Staff: Thomas Brooks

Affiliate Staff:

Project = Coast Ground in Delaware Bay,


Indian River Bay, DE

North: 38.62894 South: 38.51701 West: -75.3154 East: -75.0634


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sensors - other mooring --- CTD
Mooring (physical oceanography)