During passage from Stanley (Falklands Islands) to South Georgia, Stanley to Rothera and within the Western Core Box, 14 depth profiles, 70 surface seawater samples and 60 air samples were analysed for trace gas concentrations. In the Western Core Box, 6 CTD casts (3 off-shelf and 3 on-shelf) were carried out. Seawater and air samples were analysed for selected alkyl nitrates and organohalogens using a gas chromatograph - mass selective detector (GC-MSD). Data collected on biological and physical processes occurring within these regions was also used to compare alkyl nitrate and organo-halogen dynamics in these two geographically-close but hydrodynamically different ocean regions.
Non-methane hydrocarbon (NMHC) measurements were made, using a GC-FID, between 2004 and 2005. This work was carried out at Halley Station as part of the Chemistry of the Antarctic Boundary Layer and the Interface with Snow (CHABLIS) project (2001-2006).