USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Coastal & Marine Geology Program

Field Activity Details for field activity 2013-042-FA

Other ID: none

Status: Completed

Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center

Funding Program(s):

Location: methane flux

Principal Investigator(s): John Pohlman

Affiliate Investigator(s): Jens Greinert, GEOMAR

Information Specialist(s): John Pohlman

Data Type(s): Environmental Data: CTD, Environmental Data: Methane

Scientific Purpose/Goals: Obtain methane flux data from a methane seep field in the North Sea

Vehicle(s):

Start Date: 2013-09-05

Start Port/Location: Texel, Netherlands

End Date: 2013-09-11

End Port/Location: Texel, Netherlands

Equipment Used: SBE 9 CTD, Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS)

Information to be Derived: Time series data;

Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Six days at sea collecting geochemical data pertaining to methane fluxes in the North Sea.

Staff:

Affiliate Staff:

Notes: Work being conducted and partially sponsored by scientists from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research - Kiel
Project = Natural Gas Hydrates/DOE,

Location Map:

Platform(s):

photo of Pelagia
Pelagia

Publications

Data Acquired

Survey EquipmentSurvey InfoData Type(s)Data Collected
SBE 9 CTD --- CTD
Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy (CRDS) --- Methane