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Biomass, productivity and diurnal migration of marine plankton in shallow waters at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K014_1973_1974_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: The phytoplankton and zooplankton in shallow water at Cape Bird was investigated. Samples were taken at intervals of 4 days from early December to late January in plastic buckets from the fast ice in water up to 1m depth. Phytoplankton was studied from the aspects of standing crop and productivity. The standing crop was measured by microscopal examination and direct cell counts, and chlorophyll ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 8

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-12-23
Stop Date: 1974-02-02
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Quality There were no samples kept and the raw data sheets were disposed of many years ago. Any existing data and results are in the thesis, held in the School of Biological Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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 9 306 7042
Fax: +64 9 306 7091
Email: jearly at aucklandmuseum.com
Contact Address:
Auckland Museum
Private Bag 92018
City: Auckland
Postal Code: 1142
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Early, J. 1974. Studies on Phyto- and Zooplankton Populations at Cape Bird, Antarctica December 1973 – January 1974. BSc Hons thesis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand - held on microfilm.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-17

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