Arctic Ocean 2016 - Microplastics in the Arctic Ocean

This study is part of the collection Arctic Ocean 2016

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

La Daana Kanhai - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Marine and Freshwater Research Centre

Description:

This dataset contains data collected during the Canadian-Swedish expedition Arctic Ocean 2016. The research cruise took place August through September 2016, using the icebreaker Oden.

For ship data from the cruise, as well as graphics and files describing the route, see https://snd.gu.se/sv/catalogue/study/ecds0221

For descriptions of Work Packages and research conducted during the cruise, see the SWEDARCTIC Arctic Ocean 2016 Expedition Report: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:polar:diva-3475

Additional information on the expedition, including links to publications, is available at http://www.polarforskningsportalen.se/en/arctic/expeditions/arctic-ocean-2016

Work Package: Physical Oceanography (CTD)

Work Package: Heavy Metals Monitoring

Microplastics in the world’s oceans pose a potential threat to organisms that depend on the marine environment. In order to effectively assess this threat, information regarding the presence of these particles in the marine environment is particularly important. To date, there is a particular paucity of information regarding microplastics in Polar

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

La Daana Kanhai - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Marine and Freshwater Research Centre

Identifiers:

SND-ID: ECDS 0233

Description:

This dataset contains data collected during the Canadian-Swedish expedition Arctic Ocean 2016. The research cruise took place August through September 2016, using the icebreaker Oden.

For ship data from the cruise, as well as graphics and files describing the route, see https://snd.gu.se/sv/catalogue/study/ecds0221

For descriptions of Work Packages and research conducted during the cruise, see the SWEDARCTIC Arctic Ocean 2016 Expedition Report: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:polar:diva-3475

Additional information on the expedition, including links to publications, is available at http://www.polarforskningsportalen.se/en/arctic/expeditions/arctic-ocean-2016

Work Package: Physical Oceanography (CTD)

Work Package: Heavy Metals Monitoring

Microplastics in the world’s oceans pose a potential threat to organisms that depend on the marine environment. In order to effectively assess this threat, information regarding the presence of these particles in the marine environment is particularly important. To date, there is a particular paucity of information regarding microplastics in Polar

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Time period(s) investigated:

2016-08-08 — 8-09-20

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Arctic