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Field Activity Details for field activity 2018-055-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Pending

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, Jennifer O'keefe Suttles

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: Depth, 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.

Vehicle(s):

Start Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

End Port/Location: Woods Hole, MA

Start Date: 2018-04-01

End Date: 2018-11-30

Equipment Used: In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD)

Information to be Derived: Time-series sensor data including water depth, salinity, and temperature, soil temperature, PAR and meteorological data.

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered:

Staff: Adrian Mann, 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

Location:

Outer Cape Estuaries, Massachusetts, United States

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

Platform(s):

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Publications

O’Keefe Suttles, J.A., Gonneea, M.E., Brosnahan, S.M., Mann, A.G., Brooks, T.W., Kroeger, K.D., Medeiros, K., Smith, T.P., Wang, F., and Tang, J., 2020, Continuous monitoring data from Herring River wetlands, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 2015 to January 2020: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9R4SRTR.

O’Keefe Suttles, J.A., Gonneea, M.E., Mann, A.G., Brooks, T.W., Kroeger, K.D., Spivak, A.C., Wang, F., and Tang, J., 2020, Continuous monitoring data from Great Barnstable Marsh on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 2017-19: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9FYDG9Z.

Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD) --- Conductivity
Depth
Temperature

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