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Measurements of the amount of UV and visible radiation falling onto sea ice and the effects of enhanced UV radiation levels on sea ice algae
Entry ID: K136_1991_1992_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Sea ice algae are speculated to be considerably vulnerable to the effects of enhanced UV from the ozone hole during the Antarctic spring. The amount of UV and visible radiation falling onto the sea ice (the spectrum, intensity and where it comes from in the sky and the polariation of the radiation) was characterised using two instruments at Tent Island and near Scott Base. Measurements include ... View entire text
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Description: Investigators research page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.64   S: -77.64   E: 166.42   W: 166.42
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 0
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-10-22
Stop Date: 1991-11-16

Start Date: 1991-10-20
Stop Date: 1991-11-10
ISO Topic Category
Quality Existing samples are held at Victoria University of Wellington with a spreadsheet of sample numbers. All raw data is held by the investigators. Please contact Dr Ken Ryan 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: +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
Ryan, K.G. (1992). Ultraviolet radiation and photosynthetic production in Antarctic sea ice algae. J Photochem. Photobiol., B Biology, 13, 235-240.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-27

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