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Investigation of the plankton composition at Edisto Inlet, 1968-69
Entry ID: K017_1968_1969_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Sampling for vertical migrants of plankton over periods of 24 hours in Edisto Inlet was conducted to determine the effects of continuous low light intensity under the ice on the migration structure. However, the extremely strong tidal currents under the ice rendered this impossible so instead a general account of the organism captured was reported. The hauls were taken through a seal hole in the ice by the nearest convenient ice berg with a depth of 50 metres. A nylon net 1.7m long with a mouth diameter of 50cm and a mesh of 250┬Ám was hauled from as near to the bottom as possible to the surface or left in a tidal current for up to an hour just below the ice.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.33   S: -72.33   E: 170.08   W: 170.08

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1968-11-26
Stop Date: 1968-12-15
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Instrument
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Quality The data was reported and is contained in the logistics report, archived by Antarctica New Zealand. Please contact the data centre for more information.
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: +644 386 0519
Email: d.robertson at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA)
Private Bag 14-901, Kilbirnie
City: Wellington
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Robertson, D.A. 1969. Plankton of Edisto Inlet, Cape Hallett. Report to the Ross Dependency Research Committee.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-30

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