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Southern Ocean Calcareous Zooplankton Response to Ocean Acidification
Entry ID: ASAC_3046

Abstract: Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3046.

The overall objective is to characterise the response of Southern Ocean calcareous zooplankton to ocean acidification resulting from anthropogenic CO2 emissions. Simulated increases in anthropogenic CO2 suggest a reduction in the calcification rates of calcareous organisms. A change in the calcification in the Southern Ocean may cause ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -45.0   S: -68.0   E: 170.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Howard, W.
Dataset Title: Southern Ocean Calcareous Zooplankton Response to Ocean Acidification
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2011-02-07
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-09-30
Stop Date: 2011-03-31
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:
Difficulties affecting project:
Because of logistical delays to the Aurora Australis shipping schedule, ship time for this project was deferred to the 2009/2010 season. Thus we have not done any of the sampling for the project.

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Access Constraints These data are not yet publicly available.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License

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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 17 kb
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Email: whoward at
Contact Address:
School of Earth Sciences
University of Melbourne
City: Melbourne
Province or State: Victoria
Postal Code: 3010
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-18

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