The effects of increased flow on the distribution of nutrient sources and sinks and the physical, chemical and biological components in the Onyx River ecosystem
Entry ID: K081_1993_1996_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The waters of Lake Vanda, Wright Valley have risen at a rate of 1m per year. The rise was largely attributed to increased flows in its only significant inflow, the Onyx River. The effects of this increase in flow on the physical, chemical and biological aspects of the river ecosystem were determined. River flows were monitored at the Lower Wright gauging station and a discharge record was ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 161.67   W: 161.67

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-11-15
Stop Date: 1994-01-30
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Publications/References
Hawes, I. Howard-Williams, C. Primary production processes in streams of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. in: Ecosystem dynamics in a polar desert: the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica.Priscu J.C. (ed) Washington: American Geophysical Union. 1998. pp.129-140 [Antarctic research series: 72] ISBN 0875908993

Hawes, I. Schwarz, A.-M. Sutherland, D. ... View entire text
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-10-14
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