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Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill
Entry ID: ASAC_1003

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Abstract: Metadata record for data expected from ASAC Project 1003
Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on intertidal benthic communities at Macquarie Island: continued recovery of kelp holdfast communities.
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The project investigated spatial variation in kelp holdfast macrofaunal communities 7 years after the initial oil ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.0   S: -54.0   E: 159.0   W: 158.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Simpson, R. and Smith, S..
Dataset Title: Further investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2015-01-08
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-12-01
Stop Date: 1995-03-31
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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
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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: 30 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: free
Phone: +61 2 6773 5010
Fax: +61 2 6773 5011
Email: rsimpson at
Contact Address:
School Of Biological Sciences
University of New England
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2351
Country: Australia
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Smith, S.D.A. and Simpson, R.D. (1998), Recovery of benthic communities at Macquarie Island (sub-Antarctic) following a small oil spill., Marine Biology, 131, 567-581
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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