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Carbon cycling in fjords impacted by glacial meltwater input

General

Project start
15.09.2016
Project end
30.09.2016
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Ocean & fiord systems
Project topic
Climate research
Oceanography

Fieldwork / Study

Fieldwork country
Greenland (DK)
Fieldwork region
Greenland, South-West
Fieldwork location

Geolocation is 64.238514846819, -51.462404251797

Fieldwork start
15.09.2016
Fieldwork end
30.09.2016

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

Godthåbsfjord is an efficient carbon sink due to high biological uptake and high input of subglacial meltwater. Monthly surveys in the fjord will be made during 2016 to assess the sources and sinks of carbon in Godthåbsfjord.

Contact: Lorenz Meire

Participants: Wieter Boone, John Mortensen, Filip Meysman, Patrick Meire, Mikael Sejr, Søren Rysgaard

Fieldwork summary/photo blog: Link to project summary report

 

 

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