[Location: Location_Category='GEOGRAPHIC REGION', Location_Type='POLAR']
An integrated study of processes linking sea ice and biological ecosystem elements off East Antarctica during winterEntry ID: ASAC_2767
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Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 2767 See the link below for public details on this project.
A multidisciplinary survey of the processes linking sea ice with biological elements of Antarctic marine ecosystems was conducted in winter 2007. The survey provided large-scale information on sea ice biological and physical parameters in the 100-130 degree East sector off East ... Antarctica. The distribution of sea ice algae and krill were measured using various methods including ice coring surveys and trawls. These measurements were complemented by shipborne measurements and an intensive sea ice sampling program. Use of an ROV was attempted but did not result in quantitative/geo-referenced data. Under-ice video files are available from the Chief-Investigator.
Individual word documents are available from this metadata record for each ice station. These contain information on the ice station number, date and time of record and the parameters/ samples.
Start Date: 2007-10-01Stop Date: 2008-03-31
Quality The Dates provided in temporal coverage are approximate only, and represent the beginning and end of the 2007 - 2008 Antarctic seasons.
The latitudes and longitudes provided in spatial coverage are approximate only.
Access Constraints The data are currently not publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_2767 when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 57 kb
Distribution Format: word
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: + 61 3 6226 7201
Email: klaus.meiners at acecrc.org.au
Sea-ice Ecologist Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC) Private Bag 80
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Lannuzel, D., Bowie, A.R., van der Merwe, P.C., Townsend, A.T. and Schoemann, V. (2011), Distribution of dissolved and particulate metals in Antarctic sea ice., Marine Chemistry, 124, 1-4, 134-146
Kramer, M., Swadling, K.M., Meiners, K.M., Kiko, R., Scheltz, A., Nicolaus, M. and Werner, I. (2011), Antarctic sympagic meiofauna in winter: Comparing diversity, abundance and biomass between perennially and seasonally ice-covered regions., Deep-Sea Research II, 58, 9-10, 1062-1074
Meiners, K.M., Norman, L., Granskog, M.A., Krell, A., Heil, P. and Thomas, D.N. (2011), Physico-ecobiogeochemistry of East Antarctic pack ice during the winter-spring transition., Deep-Sea Research II, 58, 9-10, 1172-1181
Norman, L., Thomas, D.N., Stedmon, C.A., Granskog, M.A., Papadimitriou, S., Krapp, R.H., Meiners, K.M., Lannuzel, D., van der Merwe, P. and Dieckmann, G.S. (2011), The characteristics of dissolved organic matter (DOM) and chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) in Antarctic sea ice., Deep-Sea Research II, 58, 9-10, 1075-1091
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10