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Summary Information for Field Activity 2011-050-FA

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

Dates: October 03, 2011 to October 07, 2011

Chief scientist: Neil Ganju

Objectives: tidal-cycle surveys at Blackwater NWR, MD

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data;

Summary: We performed cross-sectional surveys of velocity, salinity, and turbidity at two sites adjacent to moorings.

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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Oceanographic Measurements


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