Accession Number : AD0734673

Title :   Carbon Dioxide in the Surface Waters of the Barents Sea: Southwind Expedition-1970.

Corporate Author : ALASKA UNIV COLLEGE INST OF MARINE SCIENCE

Report Date : SEP 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The report presents the results of measurements of the equilibrium concentration of carbon dioxide with respect to air in the surface waters of the Barents Sea during the late summer 1970 aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker SOUTHWIND. This investigation was undertaken to gain information on the magnitude of carbon dioxide partial pressures in the region of arctic summer sea ice pack. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CARBON DIOXIDE, *ARCTIC OCEAN), TRACER STUDIES, SEA ICE, SURFACE PROPERTIES, SEA WATER, ICEBREAKERS, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, NAVIGATION, MARINE GEOPHYSICS, ARCTIC REGIONS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE