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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-038-FA

Area of Operations: Salt Pond, Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 26, 2004 to May 28, 2004

Chief scientist: John Crusius

Objectives: Geochem reconnaissance of Salt Pond; one day sampling only, most likely.

Type of Activity: Reconnaissance;Reconnaissance

Information to be derived: Qualitative assessment of surface-water and groundwater Rn and Ra activities

Summary: 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.

Contact: John Crusius (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-2-04-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bratton, John F.,2010, The three scales of submarine groundwater flow and discharge across passive continental margins: The Journal of Geology, v. 118, no. 5: p. 565-575. (Also available at

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