Developing water and sediment quality guidelines for Antarctica: Responses of Antarctic marine biota to contaminants.
Entry ID: ASAC_2933

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Summary
Abstract: Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) Project 2933.

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Public
While it is generally thought that Antarctic organisms are highly sensitive to pollution, there is little data to support or disprove this. Such data is essential if realistic environmental guidelines, which take into account unique physical, biological and chemical characteristics of ... View entire text
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Description: Public information for ASAC project 2933

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.24   S: -66.32   E: 110.56   W: 110.48

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-30
Stop Date: 2012-03-31
Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Variations to work plan or objectives:
With greatly reduced field work possible in the 2008/09 season, the work plan for this project has been modified this year. The experiments planned to be conducted in situ in Antarctica over the ... View entire text
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Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 3 6232 3515
Email: cath.king at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Hill NA, King CK, Perrett L, Johnston EL (200), Contaminated suspended sediments toxic to an Antarctic filter feeder: Aqueous and particulate-phase effects., Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 2, 28, 4109-417
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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