Towards Long-term Monitoring of the CO2 System in Arctic Rivers

Regions: Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Tags: physical sciences, water sampling, carbon dioxide, water monitoring

Principal Investigator: Wang, Zhaohui 'Aleck' (3)
Licence Number: 15098
Organization: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2011 2010
Issued: Jun 27, 2012

Objective(s): To make time-series measurements of the CO2 system in the Mackenzie River, near Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

Project Description: The objective of this research project is to make time-series measurements of the CO2 system in the Mackenzie River, near Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Monthly water sampling is taking place at the Mackenzie River near Inuvik by technicians from the Aurora Research Institute.

Data will be shared with local communities for education purposes as well as annual reports and publications made available.

The fieldwork for this study will be conducted from June 27, 2012 to December 31, 2012.