Nella Dan: ADBEX III Cruise - Krill and zooplankton data
Entry ID: ADBEX_III_krill

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains results from the Antarctic Division BIOMASS Experiment III (ADBEX III) cruise of the Nella Dan. It is the fifth cruise in a series of six, conducting a long term field survey providing data on distribution, abundance and population structure of the krill Euphausia superba in the Prydz Bay region, Antarctica. The prime purpose of ADBEX III was to study the ecology of the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -59.0   S: -66.0   E: 65.0   W: 50.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 1980 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1985-10-08
Stop Date: 1985-11-25
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Instrument
TRAWL Ancillary Description
Quality This data set contains the results from the fifth cruise in a series of six, producing a good coverage of the area at varying times and conditions.

Data collection: At each of the twenty three stations, a shallow oblique haul, down to 200m, was made using a rectangular midwater trawl (RMT1+8). When ice conditions permitted, an additional deep oblique haul, from ... View entire text
Access Constraints An excel spreadsheet containing all the data presented in the referenced article is available for download from the URL given below. A pdf copy of the referenced article is also available for download from the URL given below. Data is in the biodiversity database and also published to GBIF, OBIS and SCAR-MarBIN.
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 the URL below when using these data.
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: 30 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 7.5 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3364
Fax: +61 3 6232 3158
Email: graham.hosie 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
O'Brien, D.P. (1987) Direct Observations of Euphausia superba and Euphausia crystallorophias under pack-ice during the Antarctic spring of 1985. Journal of Crustacean Biology. 7:437-448.

Hosie G. et al. (1988) ADBEX III cruise krill/zooplankton sampling data. Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition Research Notes 57
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-13
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