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Summary Information for Field Activity 2006-036-FA

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

Dates: October 18, 2006 to December 18, 2006

Chief scientist: John Bratton

   John Colman, USGS-WRD-MA/RI

Objectives: Install and sample multi-level groundwater samplers in shoreline transects on north shore of Salt Pond.

Type of Activity: Sampling; Submarine groundwater sampler installation;Submarine groundwater sampler installation

Information to be derived:

Summary: October 18, 2006, Bratton, Kroeger, Colman, Waite, and Lavoie installed 4 multi-level samplers (MLS) and partially install a 5th, approx. 4 m between each; October 19, Colman and Lavoie finished installation of 5th sampler started on 10/18; November 27, 2006, Kevin Kroeger and Sandy Baldwin collected samples with Colman and others for salinity, dissolved gases, nutrients, and DIC/DOC; December 7, 2006, 4 more MLS installed (one replaced a shallower one originally installed in October) for a total of 8 (transects of 6 and 2), Bratton, Green, Colman, Lavoie, 2 AmeriCorps volunteers (Wes, Katie), and Elena Colman; December 18, 2006, more sampling by Baldwin, Colman, and Elena Colman.

Contact: PROJECT PARTNER ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-2-06-CD. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2007/10/meetings.html

Platform Info:
SHORE SMALL BOAT

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 http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/655114)

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