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The biomass, productivity and biodiversity of algae and bacteria in Granite Harbour and the physical parameters of their environment
Entry ID: K043_2008_2009_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The total biomass, productivity and biodiversity of algae and bacteria from the sea ice and the water column was investigated in Granite Harbour. Sampling sites in the Granite Harbour area were used to survey the sea ice for algae and bacteria by drilling cores and using bottom ice, brine and using the entire ice core to look at biomass in profile. Initial chlorophyll concentrations were ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.02   S: -77.02   E: 162.89   W: 162.89
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 3.2

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2008-11-15
Stop Date: 2008-11-27

Start Date: 2009-11-16
Stop Date: 2009-12-29
ISO Topic Category
Quality Samples are all held at Victoria University of Wellington. Please contact the investigator for more information.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
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 4 463 6083
Fax: +64 4 463 5331
Email: ken.ryan at vuw.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Victoria University of Wellington
School of Biological Sciences
PO BOX 600
City: Wellington
Postal Code: 6140
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Koh YE, Cowie ROM, Atamna-Ismaeel, N, Martin AR, Beja O, O’Toole R, Davy SK, & Ryan KG (2010) Light harvesting bacteria in Antarctic sea ice. Submitted, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-20

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