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Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-035-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s):

Principal Investigator(s): John Crusius

Affiliate Investigator(s): WHOI

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Radon, Geochemical: Surveys

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Groundwater and surface water sampling and measurements for quantifying sub-estuarine groundwater discharge.


Start Port/Location: Eastham, MA

End Port/Location: Eastham, MA

Start Date: 2004-06-14

End Date: 2004-06-18

Equipment Used: Submersible pumps, RAD7 radon detection instrument, YSI Sound velocity CTD (wh)

Information to be Derived: Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Surface water measurements of radon, salinity and temperature were gathered. Groundwater samples were collected for radon, radium istopes, nutrients.

Staff: Sandy Baldwin, John Crusius, Dirk Koopmans, Lyndsey Ryckman

Affiliate Staff:
WHOI: Matt Charette lab including K. Halloran
A. Rago
K. Kroeger

Notes: Geochemical samples collected and being processed. Work during week of June 28 - July 2 a continuation of this, hence identical entries.
Project = Atlantic Coastal Ground Water, Atlantic Coastal Ground Water


Salt Pond, Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

North: 41.85 South: 41.75 West: -70 East: -69.95


CCNS Boats


Bratton, J.F., 2010, The three scales of submarine groundwater flow and discharge across passive continental margins: The Journal of Geology, v. 118 no. 5, doi: 10.1086/655114.


Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
YSI Sound velocity CTD (wh) --- CTD
RAD7 radon detection instrument --- Radon
Submersible pumps --- Surveys

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