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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-017-FA

Area of Operations: Chesapeake Bay, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Dates: March 21, 2011 to March 24, 2011

Chief scientist: Neil Ganju

Objectives: Deploy turbidity probes at Blackwater NWR, MD

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: We deployed turbidity probes adjacent to marsh accretion sites. We will recover the instruments and data in 4-6 weeks

Contact: Neil Ganju (

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Publications resulting from these data

Ganju, N.K., Dickhudt, P.J., Montgomery, E.T., Brennand, P., Derby, R.K., Brooks, T.W., Guntenspergen, G.R., Martini, M.A., Borden, J., and Baldwin, S,2012, Summary of Oceanographic and Water-Quality Measurements near the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1099. (Also available at

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