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The structural and functional diversity of the shallow-water benthic community at Granite Harbour
Entry ID: K082_2001_2002_NZ_8

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Summary
Abstract: The biodiversity of the seafloor community at Granite Harbour was investigated to determine the structural and functional diversity of the benthic community during the 07-08 season. Scuba based video survey sampling was completed along two 20m transect lines that were laid on the seafloor within the 15-25m depth stratum starting from haphazardly chosen starting points. The transects were videoed ... View entire text
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Description: LGP-Latitudinal Gradient Project
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.0   S: -77.0   E: 162.87   W: 162.87
Min Depth: 15 Max Depth: 25

Parent DIF
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K082_2001_2007_NZ

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-11-02
Stop Date: 2007-11-19
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: +64 7 856 7026
Fax: +64 7 856 0151
Email: v.cummings at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
NIWA
PO Box 11-115
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Thrush, S.F., Hewitt, J.E., Cummings, V.J., Norkko, A. And Chiantore, M. 2010. ß-Diversity and species accumulation in Antarctic coastal benthos: Influence of habitat, distance and productivity on ecological connectivity. PLOS One 5(7): e11899 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0011899
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-10-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-08

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