Subantarctic Zone photos of sediment trap samples
Entry ID: SAZ_Photos

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Abstract: SAZ photos of sediment trap samples

Sediment traps are cones which intercept and store falling marine particles in collection cups. The particles consist of a range of material including phytoplankton, zooplankton, faecal pellets, and dust. Each trap collects a time series of samples. The sediment traps are from deep moorings in the Southern Ocean, typically at 47S, 54S, and 61S and at around 140 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -46.8   S: -61.0   E: 142.11   W: 139.0
Min Depth: 500 M Max Depth: 3800 M

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-09-30
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
SEDIMENT TRAPS Ancillary Description
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 998 MB
Distribution Format: jpeg
Fees: free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2988
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: tom.trull at
Contact Address:
Antarctic CRC University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-07-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-11
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