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: Gas sampler, Pore water sampling, Percussion core
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
University of Alaska-Fairbanks (UAF); Mary Beth Leigh
UAF; Katey Walter
UAF; Monica Heintz
Notes: Original Center People field contained: John Pohlman, Geochemistry.
Project = High-Latitude Climate-Hydrates Interactions - Dept. of Energy, High-Latitude Climate-Hydrates Interactions - Dept. of Energy
1) Lake Qalluuraq, near Atqasuk, North Slope Borough, Alaska;2) Kilarney Lake, near Fairbanks, Alaska;
|North: 70.61261||South: 65.36684||West: -157.236||East: -148.35938|
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.
|Survey Equipment||Survey Info||Data Type(s)||Data Collected|
|Gas sampler||---||Dissolved Oxygen|
|2009-062-FA-SC-003-01 ( Gas analysis: concentrations from gases.)|
2009-062-FA-SC-004 ( Noble gas samples: gas samples sealed in 3/8" copper tubing.)
2009-062-FA-SC-003 ( Gas composition samples: in 20 ml serum vials stoppered with septa.)
|Pore water sampling||---||Chemistry||2009-062-FA-SC-002-01 ( Fluids analysis: performed on selected samples in Germany, Fall 2009.)|
2009-062-FA-SC-002 ( Pore water samples: water samples stored in vials and bottles of various kinds.)
|Percussion core||---||Geology||2009-062-FA-SC-001-01 ( Sediment analysis: performed on selected samples in Germany, Fall 2009.)|
2009-062-FA-SC-001 ( Percussion cores: samples from cores extracted and stored at USGS Samples facility.)