Role of Antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and impact of UV-B on these organisms - Rotation 2 of the Astrolabe - 2002/2003 samplesEntry ID: ASAC_40_AS0304R2
Abstract: This dataset contains the locations of sampling sites for ASAC project 40 on rotation 2 of the French polar supply ship L'Astrolabe in the 2003/2004 season. Samples were collected between January and February of 2004. It also contains the final dataset which has information on chlorophyll, carotenoids, coccolithophorids and species indentification 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:
Tube Labelour use
Time(UTC)Shorthand entry code - ignore
Local time (dec hrs)actual solar local time (decimal hours) calc from longitude
DOES NOT EQUAL TIME ZONE
Lugol's#microscope sample number for phytoplankton ID (Our use only)
HPLC Volvolume filtered for HPLC pigment analysis (Our use only)
Cocco Volvolume filtered for coccolithophorid counts (Our use only)
Cocco tray No.(Our use only)
Location:DCM: Deep chlorophyll maximum
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 2 of the Astrolabe - 2002/2003 samples
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-08-22
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Dataset DOI: doi:10.4225/15/5215A350CF51BOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 2004-01-06Stop Date: 2004-02-15
Access Constraints These data are 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: 30 kb
Distribution Format: csv, 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: 2013-08-22