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Entry ID KPDC_2018_0235
Entry Title Underway measurements of CH4 and CO2 in the surface seawater and the atmosphere
Abstract Atmospheric and marine CO2 and CH4 in the marine boundary layer were monitored from August 31 to September 19 by the GC 7890A along the cruise track of R/V Araon from Barrow, U.S.A., to Nome, U.S.A., carrying out an expedition in The Chukchi Sea and East Siberian Sea. The air inlet to the instrument was located at 29 m asl and the sea water inlet was located at 7m depth.
Purpose To investigate ocean emissions of CO2 and CH4 in the Arctic Ocean
Science Keyword
  • Oceans > Marine Environment Monitoring > Marine Obstructions
ISO Topic Category
  • Biota
  • Climatology/Meteorology/Atmosphere
  • Environment
  • Oceans
  • Geoscientific Information
  • Tae Siek Rhee (Email:
  • GHG-GC, Greenhouse gas - gas chromatograph
  • ARAON (Icebreaker Research Vessel, KOPRI)
  • Chukchi Sea, East Siberian Sea
Spatial Coverage
  • (Lat: 69.718966, Lon: -171.699560)
Temporal Coverage
  • 2018-08-31 ~ 2018-09-19
  • [PM18050] Investigation of submarine resource environment and seabed methane release in the Arctic (Leader: Young Keun Jin)
Create/Update Date Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Author Tae Siek Rhee (Email:
Data Center Korea Polar Data Center (KPDC)
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Korea Polar Research Institute

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