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Cumulative impacts and rates of recovery of the Antarctic soil environment at Scott Base and vicinity, Crater Hill, Observation Hill and Capes Evans and Royds
Entry ID: K026_2008_2009_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Soil profile descriptions from the a number of disturbed and undisturbed sites in the vicinity of Scott Base and McMurdo Station, including Crater Hill, Observation Hill, and Home Beach at Cape Evans was carried out in the 2008-2009 field season. 33 soil samples from 8 soil pits were taken. Soil profile descriptions from the vicinity of Scott Base and McMurdo Station, including Crater Hill, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
Min Altitude: 5 Max Altitude: 208
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.75
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
3.   N: -77.83   S: -77.83   E: 166.72   W: 166.72  
4.   N: -77.63   S: -77.63   E: 166.4   W: 166.4  
5.   N: -77.43   S: -77.43   E: 163.83   W: 163.83  
6.   N: -77.03   S: -77.03   E: 163.2   W: 163.2  
7.   N: -77.53   S: -77.53   E: 161.55   W: 161.55  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2009-01-09
Stop Date: 2009-01-22

Start Date: 2009-12-06
Stop Date: 2010-01-22
Quality Samples are all held by the investigator at the University of Waikato, Earth Science MAF facility. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
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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 7 838 4466 Ext 6322
Fax: +64 7 838 4218
Email: m.balks at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences
School of Science and Engineering
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Postal Code: 2001
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
O'Neill, T.A, Balks, M.R. 2008. 2008. Irreversible damage? Human activity, cumulative impacts, and recovery rates of the Antarctic soil environment. Extended Abstracts of the Ninth International Conference on Permafrost, 29 June - 3 July 2008, University of Alaska, Fairbanks Kane, D.L. Hinkel, K.M. (eds), Fairbanks Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska p. 229
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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