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Summary Information for Field Activity 2009-062-FA

Area of Operations: 1) Lake Qalluuraq, near Atqasuk, North Slope Borough, Alaska
2) Kilarney Lake, near Fairbanks, Alaska

Dates: May 05, 2009 to May 17, 2009

Chief scientist: John Pohlman

   Mat Wooller, University of Alaska - Fairbanks

Objectives: Collect geochemical data in methane-emitting lakes.

Type of Activity: Sampling;

Information to be derived:

Summary: A large number (~200) of pore water and gas samples from sediment cores. 3 Noble gas samples.

Contact: John Pohlman (jpohlman@usgs.gov)

InfoBank: uses the identifier I-62-09-AK. Visit this site for more information.

Related Links: http://soundwaves.usgs.gov/2009/10/SW200910-100.pdf

Platform Info:
ON ICE

Publications resulting from these data

Wooller, M.J., Ruppel, C., Pohlman, J.W., Leigh, M.B., Heintz, M., and Anthony, K.W.,2009, Permafrost gas hydrates and climate change; lake-based seep studies on the Alaskan north slope: Fire in the Ice, U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory, Methane Hydrate Newsletter, Summer 2009, p. 6-9. (Also available at http://www.netl.doe.gov/technologies/oil-gas/FutureSupply/MethaneHydrates/newsletter/newsletter.htm)

Data Types and Locations:

LogsSamples

 

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