Research vessel ALKOR; foto: GEOMAR
Cruise 412 of the German research vessel ALKOR (22.03.-08.04.13) led by Dr. Peter Linke (GEOMAR) is conducted in the framework of the EU project ECO2. The project, supported by a team of international collaborators, investigates the potential environmental impact of the storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) in marine sediments.
Read more … Research cruise in the central North Sea with RV Alkor (AL412)
The research cruise CE12010 with the Irish research vessel Celtic Explorer (20/07 to 06/08/2012; Bremerhaven - Hamburg) is conducted within the framework of two EU-projects. The EU project bit Eurofleets provides resources for ship time, travel and transport expenses to enable the investigation of research questions of the EU project ECO2.
Read more … Report on RV Celtic Explorer expedition CE12010 - North Sea
The first ECO2 research expedition has just concluded on Tuesday 14th June 2011 in Kiel (Germany). The research crew on board the R/V Alkor investigated the natural CO2 seep site Salt Dome Juist in the German North Sea and the industrial CO2 storage site Sleipner in the Norwegian North Sea.
Read more … Report on the first ECO2 research expedition