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Chemical analysis of soil from Cape Roberts to create reference sites prior to potential environmental impact from human activity
Entry ID: K105_1992_1993_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: An assessment of the soils and vegetation patterns of the Cape Roberts area was conducted to determine existing conditions as reference sites for later determination of environmental impacts from the proposed McMurdo Sound drilling project (Cape Roberts Project). Two 100 m^2 plots had soil samples taken from each plot and from the adjacent area to allow comparative chemical analysis of contamination.
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Description: The Ross Sea Region Soils database, run by Landcare Rsearch, New Zealand, stores information on soil site and soil pit horizon data from 35 years of soil studies by the investigators and their associates. There are >900 sites in the database but they are currently not sorted
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.03   S: -77.03   E: 163.2   W: 163.2

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-12-18
Stop Date: 1993-01-07
Instrument
SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
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
Email: d.sheppard at xtra.co.nz
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-02-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-27

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