Seasonal soil temperature and moisture data from a site in Marble Point
Entry ID: K150_1991_1992_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: Seasonal behaviour of soil water content cannot be determined from short term periodic site observations but instead by continuous monitoring. In order to attempt to look at this question, a datalogger was installed in the field and left over the winter to make measurements of soil temperature and moisture, several times a day at 6 depths (5-55cm) at Marble Point.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 163.83   W: 163.83

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-11-18
Stop Date: 1995-01-30
ISO Topic Category
Quality This study was part of an MSc thesis. Data is contained in the thesis or please contact the investigators.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 64 3 547 3329
Fax: 64 3 547 3329
Email: iaincampbell at xtra.co.nz
Contact Address:
Land and Soil Consultancy Services
23 View Mount
City: Nelson
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Campbell, D.I. MacCulloch, R.J.L. Campbell, I.B. Thermal regimes of some soils in the McMurdo Sound region, Antarctica. in: Ecosystem processes in Antarctic ice-free landscapes: proceedings of an International Workshop on Polar Desert Ecosystems, Christchurch, NZ, 1-4 July 1996.Lyons W.B. Howard-Williams C. Hawes I. (eds) The Netherlands: Balkema Press. 1997. pp.45-55 ISBN 9054109254

MacCulloch, R.J.L. 1996. The microclimatology of Antarctic soils. MSc thesis, University of Waikato, New Zealand.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-25
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