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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2017-039-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

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

Funding Program(s): Biogeochemistry, groundwater monitoring, and environmental assessment (LQ000I4)

Principal Investigator(s): Meagan Gonneea, Kevin Kroeger

Affiliate Investigator(s): Faming Wang, MBL Jim Tang, MBL

Information Specialist(s): Meagan Gonneea

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Light, Environmental Data: Meteorology, Environmental Data: Temperature

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Continuous monitoring of surface water and pore-water depth, salinity, and temperature, soil temperature and meteorological data in several estuary systems across Cape Cod to examine environmental geochemistry and health of the estuary.


Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2017-06-09

End Date: 2017-06-12

Equipment Used: Sensor - light, Other, In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD)

Information to be Derived: Installation of meteorological station and infrastructure at Herring River site. Installation of shallow groundwater wells.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Installed platform, met station and solar panels

Staff: Thomas Brooks, Meagan Gonneea, Jennifer O'keefe Suttles

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Field activity is part of an ongoing investigation and environmental monitoring program around Cape Cod.

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2016-016-FA

Entries for this field activity are based on entries from Field Activity 2017-036-FA


Outer Cape Estuaries, Massachusetts, United States

North: 42.09045224 South: 41.60556066 West: -70.51433848 East: -69.94458347


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Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sensor - light --- Light
Other --- --- ---
In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD) --- Conductivity

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