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Floristic surveys, vegetation mapping, soil animals and environmental parameters for algae growth at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K052_1982_1983_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: A plant map for Keble Valley was produced and the water channels plotted to determine the factors involved in moss establishment and growth. Water and shelter were found to be the main factors. Temperature and nitrogen profiles were examined in this area. Weather data was recorded including wind, visibility, temperature and pressure. Preliminary micrometeorological observations of soil temperature ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.14   S: -77.14   E: 166.4   W: 166.4

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-11-17
Stop Date: 1983-01-27
ISO Topic Category
Quality This study was conducted as part of the University of Canterbury Antarctic Expedition. The data is contained within the publications or please contact the investigator for more information.

In addition, the University of Canterbury preliminary report, Section A: Laurie Greenfield, contains methods and results for the following:
1) Nitrogen studies and hydrology Table 1: mg ... View entire text
Ancillary Keywords
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 3 364 2797
Fax: +64 3 364 2590
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Greenfield, L.G., Wynn-Williams, D. And Broady, P. 1983. University of Canterbury Antarctic Expedition 1982/83, Preliminary report. Botany Department, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20

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