A Study of the Supply of Organic Bromine from the Ocean to the Arctic Atmosphere

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: atmospheric sciences, oceanography, ocean chemistry

Principal Investigator: Moore, Robert M. (3)
Licence Number: 12104
Organization: Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Charles E. Geen; Richard Tokarczyk

Objective(s): To examine the importance of the ocean as a source of organic bromine to the Arctic atmosphere where it may affect ozone concentrations.

Project Description: Initiated in 1989, the aim of the project is to estimate how important is the ocean as a source of organic bromine to the Arctic atmosphere, and secondarily to further our knowledge of the origin of a range of halocarbons in the ocean.