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Soil salt concentrations as indicators of prior lake levels: Lakes Bonney and Vanda
Entry ID: K009_1973_1974_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: In the belief that geochemical techniques may assist to unravel the complexities of the Antarctic glacial moraine, a project was undertaken to investigate the concentrations of salts in the soils on the valley sides above Lake Bonney and Vanda. Obviously higher lake levels would leach out the concentration of salts in the soils whereas areas not inundated by ancestral lake levels should have much higher salt concentrations.
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Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.72   S: -77.72   E: 162.42   W: 162.42  
2.   N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 161.67   W: 161.67  


Parent DIF
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K009_1969_1990_NZ_1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-11-01
Stop Date: 1974-02-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality This study was conducted to complete the requirements for a Masters of Science. Please see the thesis for all results and data.
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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
Phone: +64 7 856 2889 Ext 4381 Or 4392
Fax: +64 7 838 4218
Email: c.hendy at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Chemistry
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Field, A. B. 1975. The Geochemistry of soluble salts in the Wright and Taylor Valleys, South Victoria Land, Antarctica. MSc, University of Waikato.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20

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