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Obtaining action spectrum and biological weighting functions for UVR effects on larvae of a suite of Antarctic invertebrates, McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K068_2004_2006_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The effect of UVR on biological systems is wavelength dependent. Action spectrum for DNA damage is an essential component of understanding the effects of increased UVB on a range of Antarctic invertebrate larvae. The wavelength dependency is quantified using spectral weighting functions which provide information such as the target organelles/molecules of the UVR, the degree that organisms are ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.06   S: -77.86   E: 166.76   W: 164.42
Min Altitude: 0M Max Altitude: 0M
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 15M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-10-01
Stop Date: 2004-12-30
Quality The data is contained in the publication. Any collected samples get destroyed in their analysis. Field notebooks are held by the investigator, please contact for more information.
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 3 479 7463
Fax: +64 3 479 8336
Email: miles.lamare at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Marine Science
University of Otago
PO Box 56
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Lesser, M.P., Baryy, T.M., Lamare, M.D. And Barker, M.F. 2006. Biological weighting functions for DNA damage in sea urchin embryos exposed to ultraviolet radiation. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 328: 10-21
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-27

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