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USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2020-019-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): Kevin Kroeger, Meagan Gonneea

Affiliate Investigator(s):

Information Specialist(s): Jennifer O'keefe Suttles, Adrian Green, Meagan Gonneea, Thomas Brooks

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Turbidity, Environmental Data: Temperature, Environmental Data: Pressure, Environmental Data: pH, Environmental Data: ORP, Environmental Data: Methane, Environmental Data: Meteorology, Environmental Data: Light, Environmental Data: Dissolved Oxygen, Environmental Data: Depth, Environmental Data: Current, Environmental Data: Conductivity, Environmental Data: CO2, Environmental Data: Chlorophyll

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Continuous monitoring of surface water and pore-water depth, salinity, and temperature, soil temperature and meteorological data in Herring River estuary 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: 2020-06-08

End Date: 2020-10-31

Equipment Used: Other, Sensor - CO2, Sensor - light, Gas sampler, In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD), EXO2 Multi-parameter Sonde, ProOceanus pCO2-mini, Temperature probe

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: Jennifer O'keefe Suttles, Adrian Mann

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 2019-018-FA

Location:

Herring River Estuary, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States

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

Platform(s):

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Portals/Viewers

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
Sensor - light --- Light
Gas sampler --- Dissolved Oxygen
Gas Hydrates
Methane
Sensor - CO2 --- CO2
ProOceanus pCO2-mini --- CO2
Other --- --- ---
Temperature probe --- Temperature
In-Situ AquaTroll 200 (CTD) --- Conductivity
Depth
Temperature
EXO2 Multi-parameter Sonde --- Chlorophyll
Conductivity
Depth
Dissolved Oxygen
Fluorescence
Nitrate
ORP
pH
Temperature
Turbidity

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