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An ecological study of Penguin Pond, Green Lake and Harrison Lake at Cape Bird: measurement of water chemistry, water parameters and flora and fauna investigations
Entry ID: K014_1973_1974_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Three lakes were selected for ecological study at Cape Bird. Penguin Pond was sampled twice weekely and measurements were taken for light intensity, temperature, oxygen, pH, chlorinity, alkalinity, conductivity, primary productivity, chlorophyll and carotenoids. Samples of the algal felt and quantitative zooplankton and phytoplankton samples were also taken. In early January when the pond was ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 8

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-12-23
Stop Date: 1974-02-02

Start Date: 1974-12-16
Stop Date: 1975-01-13
ISO Topic Category
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the thesis, held in the School of Biological Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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Publications/References
Woods, J.L. 1974. Ecology of some freshwater ponds and lakes at Cape Bird, Antarctica. MSc thesis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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