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Field Activity Details for field activity 2009-070-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): Andrew Schroth

Data Type(s): Sampling: Chemistry

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Sample tributaries of Copper River from roadside areas.


Start Port/Location:

End Port/Location:

Start Date: 2009-10-05

End Date: 2009-10-12

Equipment Used: Water sampler

Information to be Derived:

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Samples were collected from a series of rivers for iron, DOC and nutrient analyses. All samples have been submitted for analyses as of January, 2010.

Staff: John Crusius, Andrew Schroth

Affiliate Staff:



Cordova and Anchorage, Alaska, United States, North America;

North: 62.18875 South: 60.13056 West: -150.0505 East: -144.75586


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Schroth, A.W., Crusius, J., Chever, F., Bostick, B.C., and Rouxel, O.J., 2011, Glacial influence on the geochemistry of riverine iron fluxes to the Gulf of Alaska and potential effects of a changing watershed: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 38 no. L16605, 6 pp p.


Data Acquired

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

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