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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-017-FA

Area of Operations: Watch Hill area, Fire Island, Great South Bay, Long Island, New York, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 31, 2006 to June 02, 2006

Chief scientist: John Crusius

   Patti Rafferty, NPS

Objectives: Collect seed data (radon and resistivity) on submarine groundwater discharge adjacent to Fire Island and Long Island for full proposal.

Type of Activity:

Information to be derived: Time series data; Samples and chemical analysis;

Summary: Reconnaissance data only for purpose of submitting a proposal (which was funded, so it paid off!). Real data to be collected in 2008, 2009 and possibly 2010.

Contact: Dirk Koopmans (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-17-06-LI. 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

Data Types and Locations:

GeochemistryOceanographic MeasurementsSamples


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