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Aqueous geochemistry of the melt pools on the McMurdo Ice Shelf : A collaboration with the RISE (Ross Ice Shelf Ecosystem) programme
Entry ID: K013_1987_1988_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A large freshwater ecosystem on the McMurdo Ice Shelf and the lower Koettlitz Glacier, in the Ross Dependency, is an area some 1500 km2 . The area is covered by pools, lakes, streams and rivers, many of which contain abundant growths of algae and cyanobacteria. The RISE (Ross Ice Shelf Ecosystem) programme was initiated in 1985 to gain an understanding of this ecosystem. A general survey of the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.2   S: -78.9   E: 166.0   W: 163.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-12-18
Stop Date: 1988-01-28
ISO Topic Category
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: +1 613 541 3972
Fax: +1 613 541 0311
Email: Stephen.deMora at gmail.com
Contact Address:
Aromed Environmental Consulting Services Inc
255 Melanie Avenue
City: Kingston
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K7M-8C2
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
S.J. de Mora, R.F. Whitehead & M. Gregory (1991) Aqueous geochemistry of major constituents in the Alph River and tributaries in Walcott Bay, Victoria Land, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 3, 73-86.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-09-26

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