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Biological and biochemical studies of the plant, invertebrate and microbial communities in the Ross Sea Region
Entry ID: K052_1984_1985_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: An expedition was undertaken in the 84/85 season with the aim(s): 1) to survey plant and microbial communities in the Terra Nova Bay area, 2) to conduct ecophysiological studies on the insects at Cape Bird and 3) to survey plant communities in the Garwood Valley and in the Beacons. The areas visited include Mt Melbourne, Inexpressible Island, Edmunson Point, Cape Washington, Cape Royds, Cape Bird, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -79.0   E: 170.0   W: 160.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-11-24
Stop Date: 1985-01-16
ISO Topic Category
Quality Please refer to the publications or contact the investigator for more information.

In addition, a complete record of field sites and activities is on video film in the Antarctica New Zealand Archives, record numbers 2629 and 2628.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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
Block, W. Ecological and physiological studies of terrestrial arthropods in the Ross Dependency 1984-85. British Antarctic Survey bulletin 68: 115-122, 1985.
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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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