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Atmospheric and oceanic Methane : 2010 The Chuckchi Sea

Atmospheric and oceanic methane in the marine boundary layer was monitored from July 17 to August 12 by the GC 7890A along the cruise track of R/V Araon from Nome(Alaska) to Nome carrying out a series of expeditions in the Chuckchi Sea. The air inlet to the instrument was located at 29 m asl and the sea water inlet was located at 7m depth. CH4 was measured every 40 minutes. As atmospheric methane is one of the major green house gases, it is important to understand the degree of influence of it. Although oceanic source doesn't contribute highly, it is required to monitor air-sea flux continuously because the area of the Ocean is large and the flux changes easily according to the chemical and biological conditions.

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Entry ID
KOPRI-KPDC-00000340
KPDC_AOM_ARCTIC_2010 (Old ID)
DOI
https://dx.doi.org/doi:10.22663/KOPRI-KPDC-00000340.1
Science Keyword
EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry > Carbon and Hydrocarbon Compounds > Methane
ISO Topic
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Platform
ARAON (Icebreaker Research Vessel, KOPRI)
Instrument
GC 7890A(Agilent 7890 Gas Chromatography)
Personnel
Tae Siek Rhee (rhee@kopri.re.kr)
Project
PP10040, Southern Ocean and the ecosystem as a reactor of climate gases. PI.Hyoung Chul Shin
Research period
2010-07-17 - 2010-08-12
Create/Update Date
2013-06-12 / 2013-06-12
Location
Continent > North America > United States Of America > Alaska
Dataset
Atmospheric and oceanic Methane : 2010 The Chuckchi Sea Southern Ocean and the ecosystem as a reactor of climate gases Tae Siek Rhee
Citation
The data(KOPRI-KPDC-00000340) used in this work was provided by the Korea Polar Research Institute.

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