Nella Dan: AAMBER Cruise - Oceanography data
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Abstract: This dataset contains CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) data obtained from the Australian Antarctic Marine Biological Ecosystem Research (AAMBER) 86/87 cruise of the Nella Dan, during Feb - Apr 1987. This cruise is the last out of a series of six, conducting a long term field survey on krill, fish and zooplankton. 94 CTD casts were taken in the Prydz Bay region, as a supplement to the krill ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -70.0   E: 92.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-02-15
Stop Date: 1987-03-23
Quality Some problems were experienced with the conductivity cell freezing, and after March 3rd, 1987 only temperature profiles could be taken. Oceanography measurements were taken where possible, which was not always at ideal locations. Therefore coverage of the area is not necessarily complete. This cruise is however part of a series of 6 cruises which operated in this area, providing data from varying ... View entire text
Access Constraints Data stored on magnetic optical disk. Summary results in documentation. Data are available via ftp.
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Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-10-07
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