Challenges in selecting sites for Arctic Ocean drilling

Naja Mikkelsen, Bernard Coakley, Ruediger Stein

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Overcoming Barriers to Arctic Ocean Drilling: The Site Survey Challenge; Copenhagen, Denmark, 1-3 November 2011. The climate of the high Arctic appears to be changing faster than any other region on Earth. To place contemporary change in context, it is necessary to use scientific ocean drilling to sample the climate history stored in the sediments of the Arctic Ocean. The focus of the November 2011 workshop was to define site survey investigations for drilling campaigns based on existing proposals and preproposals; to identify themes and areas for developing new and innovative science proposals; and to discuss opportunities, technical needs, and limitations for drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237
Number of pages1
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jun 2012

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 5: Nature and Climate


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