Systematic survey and abundance investigations of the microfauna (tardigrades, nematodes and rotifers) in the meltpools of the McMurdo Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K053_1987_1988_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Quantitative examinations of the microfauna associated with the algal felts in small melt pools on the McMurdo Ice Shelf in the vicinity of Bratina Island off the northen tip of Brown Peninsula was conducted. The animal groups studied were Tardigrades, Nematodes and Rotifers. Eight ponds were selected to encompass a wide range of physical and chemical conditions which not represent the variability ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.02   S: -78.02   E: 165.53   W: 165.53

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-01-17
Stop Date: 1988-01-24
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 3 364 2525
Fax: +64 3 364 2590
Email: paul.broady at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Suren, A. Microflora associated with algal mats in melt ponds of the Ross Ice Shelf. Polar biology 10(5): 329-335, 1990.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-16
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