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A study on the distribution characteristics of pH in the Amundsen Sea in 2011.

To investigate the controls that affect inorganic carbon in the water column of the Amundsen Sea, hydrographic survey using IBRV Araon was carried out from December 20, 2010 to January 22, 2011. At each site, 374 samples for pH were collected from Niskin bottle to 250 ml polypropylene bottles on board. Accurate measurement concerning spatio-temporal variability in CO2 in the water column is highly important to understanding of global carbon cycle and reliable prediction for the future atmospheric concentration of CO2. From flux study perspective of CO2, the Amundsen Sea of the Southern Ocean has known as sink for atmospheric CO2 owing to high biological production. But there wasn't enough data, and sea ice have an ambiguous role of air-sea CO2 exchange so that further research must be conducted.

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Entry ID
KOPRI-KPDC-00000431
KPDC_ASDCpH_ANTARCTIC_2011 (Old ID)
DOI
https://dx.doi.org/doi:10.22663/KOPRI-KPDC-00000431.1
Science Keyword
EARTH SCIENCE > Oceans > Ocean Chemistry > Carbon Dioxide
EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Chemistry > Carbon and Hydrocarbon Compounds > Carbon Dioxide
ISO Topic
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Platform
ARAON (Icebreaker Research Vessel, KOPRI)
Instrument
pH meter(High impedence pH meter)
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
2010-12-20 - 2011-01-22
Create/Update Date
2013-08-26 00:00:00 UTC
Location
Ocean > Southern Ocean > Amundsen Sea
Continent > Australia/new Zealand > New Zealand > Christchurch
Continent > South America > Chile > Punta Arenas
Dataset
A study on the distribution characteristics of pH in the Amundsen Sea in 2011. Southern Ocean and the ecosystem as a reactor of climate gases Tae Siek Rhee
Citation
The data(KOPRI-KPDC-00000431) used in this work was provided by the Korea Polar Research Institute.

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