Other ID: Alaskan Lakes - May
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Principal Investigator(s): John Pohlman
Affiliate Investigator(s): Mat Wooller, University of Alaska - Fairbanks
Information Specialist(s): John Pohlman
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Methane, Sampling: Chemistry, Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Collect geochemical data in methane-emitting lakes.
Start Port/Location: Fairbanks, AK
End Port/Location: Fairbanks, AK
Start Date: 2009-05-05
End Date: 2009-05-17
Equipment Used: Percussion core, Pore water sampling, Gas sampler
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: A large number (~200) of pore water and gas samples from sediment cores. 3 Noble gas samples.
Staff: John Pohlman
Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Pohlman, Geochemistry.
1) Lake Qalluuraq, near Atqasuk, North Slope Borough, Alaska;2) Kilarney Lake, near Fairbanks, Alaska;
Wooller, M.J., Ruppel, C., Pohlman, J.W., Leigh, M.B., Heintz, M., and Anthony, K.W., 2009, Permafrost gas hydrates and climate change; lake-based seep studies on the Alaskan north slope: Fire in the Ice, U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory, Methane Hydrate Newsletter, Summer 2009, v. 9 no. 3, pp. 6–9, URL: http://www.netl.doe.gov/File%20Library/Research/Oil-Gas/methane%20hydrates/MHNewsSummer09.pdf.