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Field Activity Details for field activity 2004-038-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):

Information Specialist(s):

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Geochem reconnaissance of Salt Pond; one day sampling only, most likely.


Start Port/Location: Salt Pond, Cape Cod National Seashore, MA

End Port/Location: Salt Pond, Cape Cod National Seashore, MA

Start Date: 2004-05-26

End Date: 2004-05-28

Equipment Used: Water sampler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Determined that surface-water and groundwater Rn and Ra activities are sufficiently high to be measureable and allow for a more detailed study. Reconnaissance only. Opened way to much larger field efforts in mid- and late June.

Staff: John Bratton, John Crusius, Dirk Koopmans

Affiliate Staff:

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
photo of on foot
on foot


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
Water sampler --- Chemistry

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