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UV radiation penetration into the marine ecosystem of McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K068_2002_2006_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: UV radiation transmission measurements on sea ice surface and through the annual sea ice into the underlying water column were made during Antarctic spring months (October - November) in conjunction with the spring-time ozone hole, over several seasons (2002-2006) to characterise the underwater light field of McMurdo Sound. Measuring ambient UV-R, the penetration of UV-R through the annual ice ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.06   S: -77.86   E: 166.76   W: 164.42
Min Altitude: 0M Max Altitude: 0M
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 15M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2002-10-09
Stop Date: 2005-11-14
ISO Topic Category
Quality The data is contained in the publications. Any collected samples get destroyed in their analysis. Field notebooks are held by the investigator, please contact 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 3 479 7463
Fax: +64 3 479 8336
Email: miles.lamare at stonebow.otago.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Marine Science
University of Otago
PO Box 56
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Lister, N.K., Lamare, M.D. and Burritt, D.J. 2010. Sea ice protects the embryos of the Antarctic sea urchin Sterechinus neumayeri from oxidative damage due to naturally enhanced levels of UV-B radiation. The Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 1967-1975.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-08-30

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