SRE4 Effects of hydrocarbons on Antarctic Marine Sediment Ecosystems
Entry ID: SRE4_Meiofauna_T4

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Summary
Abstract: Sediment Recruitment Experiment 4 (SRE4) was a large, long term (5 year) field experiment run at Casey Station (from 2001 to 2006) testing the effects of 4 different hydrocarbons on marine sediment ecosystems. Four different types of hydrocarbons were individually mixed with defaunated marine sediments and deployed in trays on the seabed at O'Brien Bay-1. Trays were collected after deployment ... View entire text

Purpose: To determine the effects of hydrocarbons on marine sediment meiofaunal communities in Antarctica.

This is the dataset for meiofaunal communities in sediments in the experiment at Time 4 (2 years after deployment).

Only 2 replicates per tray (of each treatment) have been analysed. 2 replicates of each tray remain unsorted.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.28   S: -66.28   E: 110.52   W: 110.52
Min Depth: 12 M Max Depth: 25 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Jonathan S Stark
Parent DIF
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SRE4_Meiofauna

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-10-01
Stop Date: 2003-10-30
Quality Nematodes identified to genus by Mahadi Mohammad
Copepods identified to family by Mahadi Mohammad
Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=SRE4_Mei... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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: 24 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3589
Fax: +61 3 6232 3158
Email: jonny.stark 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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-03-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12
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