Link to CAASM web site Link to AADC advanced search Link to AADC metadata authoring tools Need Help? Contact the AADC Link to National Antarctic Data Centers Link to AADC web site
Record Search Query: Science Keywords>CRYOSPHERE>SEA ICE
Phytoplankton Ecology in the Fjords of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills
Entry ID: ASAC_640

[ Update this Record ]

Summary
Abstract: From the abstract of the referenced paper:

Spring phytoplankton communities in the water column of Ellis Fjord are characterised by diatoms originating from the bottom sea-ice strand community. Upon ice break-out in early summer, these are replaced by blooms of the phytoflagellates, Phaeocystis puchetii, Cryptomonas cryophila, Pyramimonas gelidicola, silicoflagellates and dinoflagellates. The narrow entrance of the fjord and the development of summer stratification is probably limiting the availability of nutrients and containing the magnitude of the small bloom (maximum 2.8 million cells per litre).
Related URL
Description: Public information for ASAC project 640
View entire list
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -68.5   E: 73.0   W: 72.0
Min Depth: 4 METRES Max Depth: 4 METRES

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-11-19
Stop Date: 1992-03-10
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints A PDF copy of the referenced paper is available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
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=ASAC_640 when using these data.

Creative Commons License
This "Phytoplankton Ecology in the Fjords of the Vestfold and Larsemann Hills" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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: 2660 KB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6266 2980
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: Andrew.McMinn at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 77
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Publications/References
McMinn, A., and Hodgson, D. (1993), Seasonal phytoplankton succession in Ellis Fjord, eastern Antarctica, Journal of Plankton Research, 15, 925-938
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10



Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Dr. Stephen Wharton
Webmaster:   Monica Holland   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance