Skip Navigation
USGS - science for a changing world

Woods Hole Science Center

Skip Navigation

Summary for Field Activity Number 2009-067-FA

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

Dates: September 17, 2009 to September 22, 2009

Objectives: Collect surface water samples in W. Falmouth Harbor for analysis of nutrients, dissolved greenhouse gases and radon. Collect continuous discharge, nitrate and salinity measurements at Mashapaquit Creek.

Type of Activity: Sampling

Information to be derived: Time series data
Samples and Chemical Analysis

Summary: Collected surface water samples in W. Falmouth Harbor for analysis of nutrients, dissolved greenhouse gases and radon. Dissolved gases and radon samples were analyzed immediately. Nutrient samples were given to WHOI for analysis. Continuous discharge, nitrate, depth, temperature and salinity measurements were recorded at Mashapaquit Creek. Continuous radon, salinity and temperature measurements were recorded from a fixed raft in W. Falmouth Harbor.

USGS Project Number: 2921-0I415 - Project Description

Contact: Adrian Green (adriangreen@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier T-67-09-BZ. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of TERRAPIN
TERRAPIN
On Foot

The following materials for this field activity are available in the Information Archives:

Skip Navigation

USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

We are part of the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Please visit our other science centers at:

  1. St. Petersburg, FL
  2. Menlo Park, CA

or search our web sites:

Data Sites

Skip USGS links group

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USAGov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
End of USGS links group
URL: quashnet.er.usgs.gov/data/2009/09067/index.html
Page Contact Information: WHSC Webmaster
Page Last Modified: Tuesday, 25-Nov-2014 15:58:16 EST