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Summary Information for Field Activity 2013-037-FA

Area of Operations: Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic;

Dates: June 10, 2013 to August 30, 2013

Chief scientist: Kevin Kroeger

Objectives: To quantify the geochemical components, greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon storage in a tidal marsh system in three study sites, Sage Lot Pond, Hamblin Pond and Great Pond, Waquoit Bay and East Falmouth, Ma.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived: Time series data;Samples and chemical analysis;Suspended sediment concentrations;Laboratory sensor data;

Summary: Continuous measurements of greenhouse gas fluxes, and discrete water sample collection over a complete tidal cycle in 3 estuarine creeks once per month. Time series data from deployed water quality sensors and ADCP. Total of 9 sampling events over this period.

Contact: Sandy Baldwin (sbaldwin@usgs.gov)
Wally Brooks (wallybrooks@usgs.gov)
Adrian Green (adriangreen@usgs.gov)

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