Nella Dan: SIBEX II Cruise - Krill and zooplankton data
Entry ID: SIBEX_II_krill

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains results from the Second International BIOMASS Experiment II (SIBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan, January 1985. This cruise is the fourth cruise out of a series of six, investigating the distribution, abundance and population structure of krill Euphausia superba in the Prydz Bay region, Antarctica. SIBEX II was co-ordinated with South Africa, Japan and France, and 66 grid ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -70.0   E: 93.0   W: 58.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 1341 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-04
Stop Date: 1985-01-26
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Instrument
TRAWL Ancillary Description
Quality This cruise provides data from the fourth of six cruises, which provides a good coverage of the area over varying seasons and conditions.

Data collection: A rectangular midwater trawl net (RMT8+1) was used for the collection of larval and post larval krill Euphausia superba. 66 stations were completed. At each station, a shallow oblique haul, from 0 to 200 m, was made. At ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. A pdf copy of the referenced article is also available for download from the URL given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=SIBEX_II... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 773 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 5.5 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3364
Fax: +61 3 6232 3158
Email: graham.hosie at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Ikeda T. et al. (1986), SIBEX II cruise krill/zooplankton sampling data., Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition Research Notes, 32
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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