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Summary Information for Field Activity 2004-040-FA

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

Dates: June 28, 2004 to July 02, 2004

Chief scientist: John Crusius

Objectives: Ground/surface water sampling.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Radon and radium isotope activities in groundwaters and surface waters (channel connecting to Nauset Marsh in particular)

Summary: Sampled groundwater and channel water (to Nauset Marsh). Estimating groundwater discharge rates as summarized in on-line publication below (still in press, but permanently accessible).

Contact: John Crusius (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-3-04-CD. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Bratton, J.F.,2007, The importance of shallow confining units to submarine groundwater flow, in Sanford, W., Langevin, C., Polemio, M., and Povinec, P., eds., A New Focus on Groundwater-Seawater Interactions: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, v. 312: p. 28-36

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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