Study of Submarine Gas Leakage at Admiralty Sound, Antarctica
Entry ID: CDA_AR_GEO_SUBMARINE-GAS

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Summary
Abstract: The submarine leakage of non volcanic gases, composed mainly by methane (CH4)
an traces of CO2 and SH2 observed at Admiralty Sound (Estrecho Bouchard)
suggests that accumulation of methane hydrates probably occur below the sea
bottom.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.33   S: -60.33   E: -57.17   W: -57.17
Max Altitude: 0 M
Min Depth: 3.5 M Max Depth: 10 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: del Valle Rodolfo
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
Access Constraints In house
Use Constraints Contact Dr. R. del Valle
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Centro de Datos Antarticos, Argentina Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dna.gov.ar/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CELIA ELBA IZQUIERDO
Phone: 54-11-4812-2086
Fax: 54-11-4812-2086
Email: celeiz_antar at hotmail.com
Email: celeiz at dna.gov.ar
Email: cda at dna.gov.ar
Contact Address:
Centro de Datos Antarticos
Direccion Nacional del Antartico
Instituto Antartico Argentino
Cerrito 1248
City: Capital Federal
Postal Code: C1010AAZ
Country: ARGENTINA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 54-11-4812-2086
Fax: 54-11-4812-2086
Email: celeiz_antar at hotmail.com
Email: celeiz at dna.gov.ar
Email: cda at dna.gov.ar
Contact Address:
Centro de Datos Antarticos
Direccion Nacional del Antartico
Instituto Antartico Argentino
Cerrito 1248
City: Capital Federal
Postal Code: C1010AAZ
Country: ARGENTINA
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Publications/References
Escapes de gases en el Estrecho Bouchard (Admiralty Sound), extremo noreste de
la peninsula Antartica 1999. R.A.del Valle et all. IV Jornadas sobre
Investigaciones Antarticas, 1 al 5 de setiembre de 1997. Buenos Aires,
Argentina. Actas, Tomo II. pp: 468-471. Editor: C. A. Rinaldi
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-06-27
Future DIF Review Date: 2003-02-10
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