Major ion chemistry of Antarctic Saline Lakes
Entry ID: ASAC_70

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Summary
Abstract: Major ion data for 41 samples from 10 lakes in the Vestfold Hills.

Lakes: Cemetery, Club, Deep, Dingle, Jabs, Laternula, Lebed', Oblong, Organic and Stinear

Parameters (measured and calculated):
- Major anions and cations
Total halides (mol/kg) by potentio titrn
Cl (chlorinity (unitless, g/kg) calculated by Jacobsen and Knudsen formula
Cl (mol/kg and g/kg) calculated by difference
Br (mmol/kg ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -67.0   S: -68.0   E: 79.0   W: 78.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 36 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-03-21
Stop Date: 1989-02-24
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 10 cm
Quality 5 samples have either one estimated parameter or an incomplete data set.
Access Constraints This data are not publicly available until the beginning of 2005.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: harry.burton at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
'Frigidly Concentrated Seawater and the Evolution of Antarctic Saline Lakes' Scott C. Stark, Barry V. O'Grady, Harry R. Burton and Peter D. Carpenter Australian Journal of Chemistry 2003, 56, 181-186
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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