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MarineBasis Zackenberg

General

Project start
01.01.2020
Project end
31.12.2020
Type of project
Monitoring
Project theme
Marine ecosystems
Project topic
Biology
Ecosystems, aquatic
Glacier - ocean coupling
Marine mammals
Monitoring
Oceanography
Phytoplankton

Fieldwork / Study

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

Geolocation is 74.31329541363, -20.207526683807

Fieldwork start
25.07.2020
Fieldwork end
21.08.2020

Project details

29.06.2020
Science / project plan

The MarineBasis Zackenberg programme collects physical, chemical and biological data from the Greenland coastal zone. Work is focused in a fjord system influenced by glaciers connected to the Greenland Ice Sheet.

The MarineBasis programme collects physical, chemical and biological data from the Greenland coastal zone. Work is focused in two fjord systems (Godthåbsfjord and Young Sund) 

The programme delivers base-line data that enables identification of long-term trends in key parameters such as sea ice coverage, ocean temperature, salinity and pH, nutrient dynamics, primary production and marine biodiversity.

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