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Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;,
Principal Investigator(s): Kevin Kroeger
Information Specialist(s): Sandy Baldwin, Thomas Brooks, Adrian Green
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Metereology, Environmental Data: Temperature, Time Series: Mooring (physical oceanography), Environmental Data: Methane, Environmental Data: Radon, Environmental Data: CO2, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Current
Scientific Purpose/Goals: To quantify the geochemical components, greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon storage in a tidal marsh system in three study sites, Sage Lot Pond, Hamblin Pond and Great Pond, Waquoit Bay and East Falmouth, Ma.
Start Date: 2013-06-10
Start Port/Location: Sage Lot Pond
End Date: 2013-08-30
End Port/Location: Sage Lot Pond
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Sensors - other mooring, Current, Pressure, Temperature and salinity, Turbidity, Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS), RAD7 radon detection instrument, Sensor - CO2, O2 sensor, ADCP
Information to be Derived: Time series data;Samples and chemical analysis;Suspended sediment concentrations;Laboratory sensor data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Continuous measurements of greenhouse gas fluxes, and discrete water sample collection over a complete tidal cycle in 3 estuarine creeks once per month. Time series data from deployed water quality sensors and ADCP. Total of 9 sampling events over this period.
Staff: Sandy Baldwin, Thomas Brooks, Michael Casso, Neil Kamal Ganju, Adrian Green, John Pohlman
Notes: This work is a continuation of Field Activity 2012-049-FA