Summary for Field Activity Number 2006-037-FA

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

Dates: July 03, 2006 to July 07, 2006

Objectives: Anchored platform for Rad7 detector in West Falmouth Harbor.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: radioisotopic tracers

Summary: Between July 3 and 7, an anchored raft was deployed in Snug Harbor as a platform for a RAD7 and attached water sampling gear (41.60712N, -70.63678W). This setup provided continuous measurements (twice per hour) of water-column radon activity over the course of many tidal cycles.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0I413 - Project Description

Contact: Laura Erban (

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Map of field activity boundary.

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