Abegg, Friedrich; Hohnberg, Hans-Jürgen; Pape, Thomas; Bohrmann, Gerhard; Freitag, Johannes (2008): (Table 1) Development of pressure inside LTC 3 during 57 days. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.771218, Supplement to: Abegg, F et al. (2008): Development and application of pressure-core-sampling systems for the investigation of gas- and gas-hydrate-bearing sediments. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 55(11), 1590-1599, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2008.06.006
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Free or hydrate-bound gas in the seafloor has been of scientific, ecologic and economic interest for many years because it predominantly contains high concentrations of low-molecular-weight hydrocarbons. A prerequisite of accurate quantifications of gases in sediments is to preserve pressure and temperature close to the in situ conditions during recovery. Here we introduce two new sediment coring devices that allow for the recovery of near-surface gas- and gas-hydrate-bearing sediments and subsequent investigations using several different techniques such as visualisation by computerized tomography, quantitative degassing, and sediment and porewater analyses. The first coring tool, the Multiple Autoclave Corer (MAC), resembles a standard multiple corer in terms of applications, size and core length of about 55 cm. The second tool, the Dynamic Autoclave Piston Corer (DAPC), is similar to a piston corer in application and size and enables one to take cores of up to 2.5 m length. Both focus on the investigation of near-surface sediments, which are most strongly affected by changes in bottom-water temperature and hydrostatic pressure, which in turn influence continental slope stability. Some results from recent offshore applications show the potential of these tools.
Latitude: 44.570000 * Longitude: -5.146667
Date/Time Start: 2003-06-30T17:54:00 * Date/Time End: 2003-06-30T18:25:00
Minimum Elevation: -775.0 m * Maximum Elevation: -775.0 m
|#||Name||Short Name||Unit||Principal Investigator||Method||Comment|
|1||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Recovery 17.08. 12:25|
|2||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Disassembled 17.08. 12:50|
|3||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Cold room 17.08. 18:21|
|4||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Cold room 18.08. 18:12|
|5||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Cold room 19.08. 23:00|
|6||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Cold room 21.08. / Reloaded to 65|
|7||Pressure||P||bar||Abegg, Friedrich||Optical pressure gauge||Kiel/Germany, 15.10.|
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