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Measurements of the tide level, current, temperature and salinity of McMurdo Sound and examination of the biological biomass in the water column
Entry ID: K007_1970_1974_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A measurement of the tides and currents in McMurdo Sound was conducted over several seasons. Current measurements were first made in McMurdo Sound by Hodgson (1907) during the stay of the Discovery in Winter Quarters Bay in 1902-1903. Further measurements were made in the 1950s with the establishment of both McMurdo Station and Scott Base. Current measurements made in the late 1950s and early ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.45   S: -78.0   E: 167.5   W: 166.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-12-21
Stop Date: 1971-02-09
ISO Topic Category
Quality This was an early collection of current, temperature and salinity data by the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute now the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). The results are in the publications and will be archived by NIWA.

Please contact:
Dennis Gordon
NIWA
Private Bag 14901
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 386 0300
Fax +64 4 386 2153
Email: d.gordon@niwa.co.nz
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
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Publications/References
Heath, R.A. 1971 Circulation and hydrology under the seasonal ice in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. New Zealand journal of marine and freshwater research 5(3/4): 497-515
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-19

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