Nella Dan: ADBEX II Cruise - Hydroacoustic krill survey data
Entry ID: ADBEX_II_hydro

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains hydroacoustic results from the Antarctic Division Biomass Experiment II (ADBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan. This cruise is the third in a series of six cruises, performing a long term survey of krill and other zooplankton distribution and abundance.

Australia was to have participated in the Second International Biomass Experiment I (SIBEX I), but withdrew due to resupply ... View entire text
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Description: Citation reference for this metadata record and dataset
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -70.0   E: 70.0   W: 58.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Pauly, T.
Dataset Title: Nella Dan: ADBEX II Cruise - Hydroacoustic krill survey data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 1999-10-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-01-10
Stop Date: 1984-03-07
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality This voyage is one of six which are studying the abundance and disribution of Euphausia superba and other zooplankton. This provides a good coverage of the area at varying season times and conditions.

Ship-board instrumentation: A Simrad echosounding system was used, comprising of an EK-38 echosounder operating at 38 kHz, and EK-120 echosounder operating at 120 kHz, a QD ... View entire text
Access Constraints Raw data are no longer available - summarised data are available in the ANARE Research Note at the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ADBEX_II... when using these data.
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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 6.4 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3349
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: tim.pauly at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Higginbottom, I.R., Kerry, K.R. and Wayte, S.E. (1988), Hydroacoustic surveys of the distribution and abundance of krill: Prydz Bay region - FIBEX, ADBEX II and SIBEX II MV Nella Dan., Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition Research Notes, 62
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-11-25
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