Measurements of heart rate, blood oxygenation, redox state of cytochrome oxidase and blood flow in peripheral tissues of Adelie penguins that have been stressed using an infrared spectrometer
Entry ID: K032_1999_2000_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) live and breed in an physiologically demanding environment that requires individual birds to respond rapidly to fluctuating environmental conditions. The physiological and metabolic response of adelie penguins to stresses (helicopters, the presence of people and handling) were assessed and monitored using a visible/near infrared optical spectrometer attached to ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-11-12
Stop Date: 1999-12-07
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Quality This study was conducted to complete the requirements for a Masters of Science. All data is contained in the thesis.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Publications/References
Ryland, P.S. 2000. Design of instrumentation for metabolic monitoring of the Adelie penguin. MSc thesis, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Brown, S.C., Cottam, Y.,Ryland, P.S. and Revell, D.K. ‘How do penguins cope with cold? A non-invasive approach’, Antactic Science Seminar, 25 April 1999, New Zealand, pp. 1. (1999) [Conference Extract]
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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