Thick and thin sections and salinity and temperature profiles from natural refrozen and artificially refrozen sea ice cracks
Entry ID: K131_2001_2003_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Large marine organisms, specifically foraminifers and copepods, were collected from the sea ice, brine and water column from thin ice north of Beaufort Island at the beginning of the warming period when the brine channels in the sea ice are widening, providing a conduit for organisms at the bottom of the ice to migrate to the top. A suit of ice cores were collected from 9 stations in sea ice ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.67   S: -77.67   E: 166.3   W: 166.3
  N: -77.5   S: -77.92   E: 167.0   W: 166.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2001-10-08
Stop Date: 2001-11-19

Start Date: 2002-11-01
Stop Date: 2002-11-26
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
THERMISTORS Ancillary Description
Quality The data is in the publications and held at the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington. Please contact the investigators for more information.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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 4 931 3000
Fax: +64 4 931 3754
Email: t.haskell at irl.cri.nz
Contact Address:
Industrial Research Ltd.
Gracefield Road
PO BOX 31310
City: Lower Hutt
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Petrich, C. 2004. Growth, structure, and desalination of refreezing cracks in sea ice : a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Langhorne, P.J. Haskell, T.G. The flexural strength of partially refrozen cracks in sea ice. in: Proceedings of the 14th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 23–28 May, ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-16
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