Role of Antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and impact of UV-B on these organisms - Rotation 4 of the Astrolabe - 2002/2003 samplesEntry ID: ASAC_40_AS0203R4
Abstract: This dataset contains the locations of sampling sites for ASAC project 40 on rotation 4 of the French polar supply ship L'Astrolabe in the 2002/2003 season. Samples were collected between February and March of 2003. It also contains the final dataset which has information on chlorophyll, carotenoids, coccolithophorids and species identification and counts.
Public Summary from the project:
This ... program aims to determine the role of single celled plants, animals, bacteria and viruses in Antarctic waters. We quantify their vital role as food for other organisms, their potential influence in moderating global climate change through absorption of CO2 and production of DMS, and determine their response to effect of climate change.
For more information, see the other metadata records related to ASAC project 40 (ASAC_40).
The fields in this dataset are:
Nominal Depth (m)
Ice (Presence or Absence - 1 or 0 respectively)
Coccolithophorid sample (yes or no)
Plankton Net Sample
Chlorophyll a (micro grams per litre)
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Wright, S.
Dataset Title: Role of Antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and impact of UV-B on these organisms - Rotation 4 of the Astrolabe - 2002/2003 samples
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-8-21
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Dataset DOI: doi:10.4225/15/5214565920010Online Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 2003-02-19Stop Date: 2003-03-04
Quality Depths provided in the dataset are not corrected, and are nominal depths only.
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download at the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_40_... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 37 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3338
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: simon.wright at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18