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Seafloor sampling (macrofauna, epifauna, macroalgae, sediments, video footage and still photographs) of the north western Ross Sea area including Cape Hallett, Cape Adare, Coulman Island and Cape Russell
Entry ID: K082_2003_2004_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: As part of the Italian led Victoria Land Transect (VLT) project voyage on board the RV Italica, diver based surveys of the structural and functional diversity of the shallow water benthic communities was conducted in the north western Ross Sea. SCUBA diving was conducted in shallow (<30m) coastal areas. During these dives, collections of macrofauna, epifauna, macroalgae and sediments were made, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.0   S: -75.0   E: 171.0   W: 163.0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 500

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-02-01
Stop Date: 2004-03-01
ISO Topic Category
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 7 856 7026
Fax: +64 7 856 0151
Email: v.cummings at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
NIWA
PO Box 11-115
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Thrush, S.F. 2003 Voyage on the Italica. Water and atmosphere 11(3): 12

Thrush, S. Dayton, P. Cattaneo-Vietti, R. Chiantore, M. Cummings, V. Andrew, N. Hawes, I. Kim, S. Kvitek, R. Schwarz, A.-M. 2006 Broad-scale factors influencing the biodiversity of coastal benthic communities of the Ross Sea. Deep-sea research II 53: 959-971 doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.02.006
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-02

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