Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Funding Program(s): USGS GAS HYDRATES (LQ000FP)
Principal Investigator(s): John Pohlman
Information Specialist(s): John Pohlman
Data Type(s): Location-Elevation: Navigation, Time Series: Geochemical Monitoring
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Measure the flux of methane from the ocean to the atmosphere and independently measure atmospheric gradients of methane and CO2 over the Svalbard margin, site of hundreds of known upper slope seeps
Start Port/Location: Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
End Port/Location: Tromso, Norway
Start Date: 2014-05-30
End Date: 2014-06-30
Equipment Used: Other
Information to be Derived: Methane flux measuring device
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Gathering time series methane flux data
Staff: Michael Casso, Eric Moore
Notes: Scientists from the CAGE program in Tromso and from the MOCA collaboration will be going. Using methane sampling equipment.
Svalbard, Norway, Europe, Arctic Ocean
|North: 79.99621||South: 75.70662||West: 18.4302||East: -0.2417|
Pohlman, J., Greinert, J., Ruppel, C., Silyakova, A., Vielstadte, L., Casso, M., Mienert, J, Bunz, S., 2017, Enhanced CO2 uptake at a shallow Arctic Ocean seep overwhelms the positive warming potential of emitted methane: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 114 no. 21, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618926114.
Ruppel, C., Pohlman, J., Casso, M., 2017, Data and calculations to support the study of the sea-air flux of methane and carbon dioxide on the West Spitsbergen margin in June 2014: doi: 10.5066/F7M906V0.
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