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NERC Biogeochemical Ocean Flux Study (BOFS) data in the Southern Ocean (1992)
Entry ID: BODC_BOFS_SouthernOcean

Abstract: The aim of the Sterna 92 project was to measure the magnitude and
variability of carbon and nitrogen fluxes during early summer in the
Southern Ocean, with particular emphasis on rates and processes in the
marginal ice zone.

Data were collected at sites in the Bellingshausen Sea as part of a
2-ship Eulerian experiment; RRS James Clark Ross held her geographic
position while the ice retreated past ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -55.0   S: -70.0   E: -60.0   W: -85.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-10-28
Stop Date: 1992-12-17
Originating Center
Data Center
British Oceanographic Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 (0) 151 795 4884
Fax: +44 (0) 151 795 4912
Email: enquiries at
Contact Address:
British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building
6 Brownlow Street
City: Liverpool
Postal Code: L3 5DA
Country: UK
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1998-10-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-14

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