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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-067-FA

Area of Operations: West Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: September 17, 2009 to September 22, 2009

Chief scientist: John Bratton
John Crusius
Kevin Kroeger
Chris Sherwood

Objectives: Collect surface water samples in W. Falmouth Harbor for analysis of nutrients, dissolved greenhouse gases and radon. Collect continuous discharge, nitrate and salinity measurements at Mashapaquit Creek.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Samples and chemical analysis

Summary: Collected surface water samples in W. Falmouth Harbor for analysis of nutrients, dissolved greenhouse gases and radon. Dissolved gases and radon samples were analyzed immediately. Nutrient samples were given to WHOI for analysis. Continuous discharge, nitrate, depth, temperature and salinity measurements were recorded at Mashapaquit Creek. Continuous radon, salinity and temperature measurements were recorded from a fixed raft in W. Falmouth Harbor.

Contact: Adrian Green (adriangreen@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier T-67-09-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

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