Free Drifting Icebergs as Proliferation Sites of Iron Enrichment, Organic Carbon Production and Export in the Southern Ocean
Entry ID: NSF-ANT06-36319

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Summary
Abstract: Atmospheric warming has been associated with retreating glaciers, disintegrating ice shelves, and the increasing prevalence of icebergs in the Southern Ocean over the last decade. Our preliminary study of two icebergs in the NW Weddell Sea, an area of high iceberg concentration, showed significant delivery of terrestrial material accompanied by significant enhancement of phytoplankton and ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #0636319
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -57.51   S: -62.79   E: -42.66   W: -51.92

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-01
Stop Date: 2011-08-31
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COMPLETE
Data Center
Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT06-36319

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: btwining at bigelow.org
Contact Address:
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
City: West Boothbay Harbor
Province or State: ME
Postal Code: 04575
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-10-30
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