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Aqueous geochemistry of the melt pools on the McMurdo Ice Shelf : A collaboration with the RISE (Ross Ice Shelf Ecosystem) programme
Entry ID: K013_1987_1988_NZ_1

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Abstract: A large freshwater ecosystem on the McMurdo Ice Shelf and the lower Koettlitz Glacier, in the Ross Dependency, is an area some 1500 km2 . The area is covered by pools, lakes, streams and rivers, many of which contain abundant growths of algae and cyanobacteria. The RISE (Ross Ice Shelf Ecosystem) programme was initiated in 1985 to gain an understanding of this ecosystem. A general survey of the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.2   S: -78.9   E: 166.0   W: 163.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-12-18
Stop Date: 1988-01-28
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S.J. de Mora, R.F. Whitehead & M. Gregory (1991) Aqueous geochemistry of major constituents in the Alph River and tributaries in Walcott Bay, Victoria Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 3, 73-86.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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