Nella Dan: SIBEX II Cruise Phytoplankton Data
Entry ID: SIBEX_II_phyto

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains results from the Second International BIOMASS Experiment II (SIBEX II) cruise of the Nella Dan, taken in January 1985. This cruise was the fourth cruise in a series of six. Phytoplankton samples were taken off Antarctica in the Australian sector (Mawson to Davis region) and Prydz Bay in January 1985. Taxonomic identity, distribution and abundance data were obtained, together ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -58.0   S: -70.0   E: 94.0   W: 57.0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 602 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-01-03
Stop Date: 1985-01-26
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality This voyage is one of six which studied the abundance and distribution of both phytoplankton and Euphausia superba. They provided a good coverage of the area at varying season times and conditions.

Data collection: Seven north-south transects were made between 58 degrees and 93 degrees east, with water samples collected at intervals of 5 degrees longitude. A ... View entire text
Access Constraints An excel spreadsheet of data are available for download from the URL given below. A pdf copy of ANARE Research Notes 58 is also available for download from the URL given below.

A pdf copy of a 2006 paper detailing pigmentation is available for download by Australian Antarctic Division personnel only.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 142 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: free
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3338
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: simon.wright at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Wright, S.W. (1987) Phytoplankton pigment data: Prydz Bay region - SIBEX II, MV Nella Dan , January 1985. ANARE Research Notes 58. 102 pp

Jeffrey, S.W., Wright, S.W. (2006) Photosynthetic pigments in marine microalgae: Insights from cultures and the sea. In: Subba Rao, D.V. (ed.) Algal Cultures, Analogues of Blooms and Applications 34-90;
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-10-07
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