Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: central and eastern North Slope, Alaska, United States, North America;
Principal Investigator(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Information Specialist(s): Carolyn Ruppel
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Imagery: Photo
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Oblique aerial photography from Beaufort coast southward into lake province for ID of seep features during freeze-up.
Start Date: 2009-10-23
Start Port/Location: Barrow, AK
End Date: 2009-10-24
End Port/Location: Barrow, AK
Equipment Used: GPS (wh), Digital camera
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Flew a total of 7 hours on 23 and 24 October from Barrow southward toward Atqasuk and east of the Meade River (23 October) and from Barrow south and then east as far as almost Deadhorse, entirely within the lake province.
Staff: Carolyn Ruppel, Charles Worley
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, , URL: http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/FutureSupply/MethaneHydrates/newsletter/newsletter.htm.