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DMS in the Southern Ocean
Entry ID: ASAC2100

Abstract: From 1991 to 2000 14 voyages have been completed in the Southern Ocean. Measurements of DMS (Dimethylsulfide) and DMSP (Dimethylsulfoniopropionate) have been carried out on surface and subsurface waters together with physical and biological measurements, with a view to understanding the main processes that affect DMS in the Southern Ocean. The first flux measurements have been carried out for DMS ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -44.0   S: -70.0   E: 160.0   W: 63.0
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 4000 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Wright, S. and Jones, G.
Dataset Title: DMS in the Southern Ocean
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2000-05-30
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-10-06
Stop Date: 1998-11-23
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Quality Intercalibration during ACE 1 experiment in Nov 1995. Data are reliable (see Curran et al 1998).
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 34 KB
Distribution Format: xls
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 2 6620 3009
Fax: +61 2 6622 1300
Email: gjones at
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Centre for Coastal Management
Southern Cross University
School of Environmental Science
City: Lismore
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2480
Country: Australia
Kettle, A.J., Andreae, M.O., Amouroux, D., Andreae, T.W., Bates, T.S., Berresheim, H., Bingemer, H., Boniforti, R., Curran, M.A.J.,DiTullio,G.R., Helas, G., Jones, G.B., Keller,M.D., Kiene, R.P., Leck, C., Levaseur,M., Maspero, M., Matrai, P., McTaggart, A.R., Mihalopoulos, N., Nguyen, B.C., Novo, A., Putaud, J.P., Rapsomanikas, S., Roberts, G., Schebeske, G., Sharma, S., Simo, R., Staubes, R., Turner, S., and Uher, G. (1999), A global data base of sea surface dimethylsulphide (DMS) measurements and a procedure to predict sea surface DMS as a function of latitude, longitude and month., 399-444
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-01-27

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