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Environmental protection, management and classification of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea Region
Entry ID: K123_2010_2012_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: Soil samples from a diverse range of soil types have been collected from the Wright and Victoria Valley Systems, to determine whether soil distribution patterns aid prediction of microbial abundance and diversity. The research develops an environmental classification for terrestrial ecosystems of Ross Sea region. The classification includes associated data and models and is underpinned by new ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.33   S: -77.45   E: 160.94   W: 162.4  
Min Altitude: 371 Max Altitude: 913
2.   N: -83.14   S: -85.25   E: 171.55   W: 157.38  
Min Altitude: 222 Max Altitude: 2183
Min Depth: 0.02 Max Depth: 1.0
3.   N: -77.42   S: -77.57   E: 160.73   W: 162.68  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.3
4.   N: -77.45   S: -77.57   E: 162.6   W: 160.73  
Min Altitude: 80 Max Altitude: 1200
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 0.05


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-12-25
Stop Date: 2012-01-23

Start Date: 2010-12-21
Stop Date: 2011-01-10
Quality University of Waikato and Landcare Research MAF transition facilities (samples). Data is with University of Waikato
Samples to remain in Landcare Research and university of Waikato MAF Transitions facilities. Data to be added into Landcare Research soils database and environmental domains GIS.
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: CAROLINE MACLAURIN
Phone: (03) 358 0200
Fax: (03) 358 0211
Email: c.maclaurin at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch 8140
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 7 858 3713
Fax: +64 7 858 4964
Email: aislabiej at landcareresearch.co.nz
Contact Address:
Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd
Private Bag 3127
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2012-05-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-31

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