Area of Operations: Liquid Jungle Lab, Isla Canales de Tierra, Coiba National Park, Gulf of Chiriqui, Panama, Central America, Pacific Ocean
Dates: March 07, 2010 to March 29, 2010
Chief scientist: John Crusius
Ivan Valiela, Marine Biological Lab (MBL);
Objectives: Identify the contribution of groundwater flux to nutrient and water budgets in tropical estuaries with forested and deforested watersheds; and examine deforestation impacts on nutrient and water cycles using radon, radium, salinity and nutrient concentrations.
Type of Activity: Sampling;
Information to be derived: Time series data;
Summary: Conducted estuary and groundwater sampling and radon analyses.
Contact: Sandy Baldwin (email@example.com)