Measurements of the plankton productivity

Hakon Mielche, Denmark, 1952

11 min.DK/Documentary

One of the aims of the Galathea Expedition was to measure the productivity of organic matters in the sea. Specimens of water are taken from various depths, and by means of radioactive carbonic acid, which is added to the specimens and absorbed by the organisms, it is possible to measure the amount of production.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Måling af planktonproduktion
Danish title Måling af planktonproduktion
Director Hakon Mielche
Director of Photography Hakon Mielche, Peter Rasmussen
Production country Denmark
Production company Galathea-Ekspeditionen
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 122 meter, 16 mm, color, Silent
Danish theatrical release 15.09.1952
Cinemas Dagmar


Production company Galathea-Ekspeditionen
Commissioned by Statens Filmcentral
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Hakon Mielche


Cinematography Hakon Mielche
Cinematography Peter Rasmussen

Other credits

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