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Cruise with SANNA in Uummannaq

General

Project start
01.08.2017
Project end
14.08.2017
Type of project
Research
Project theme
Ice sheet & glaciers
Project topic
Climate research
Geomicrobiology

Fieldwork / Study

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

Geolocation is 70.451630939948, -51.240234375

Fieldwork start
01.08.2017
Fieldwork end
14.08.2017

Project details

24.09.2018
Science / project plan

We will conduct a multidisciplinary study in Uummannaq fjord to study the impact of melting of Greenland ice sheet. We aim to identify the impact of glacial melt water on vertical mixing, light and nutrient conditions and subsequent rates of phytoplankton production. We will conduct a multidisciplinary study in Uummannaq fjord to study the impact of melting of Greenland ice sheet. We aim to identify the impact of glacial melt water on vertical mixing, light and nutrient conditions and subsequent rates of phytoplankton production.

PI: Lorenz Meire

Field Site: Uummannaq Fjord, NW Greenland

Fieldwork summary/photo blog: Link to project summary report
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