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Ecological investigation of nitrogen sources and sinks in Lake Wilson and three catchment ponds in the Darwin Glacier region
Entry ID: K081_1992_1993_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Ecological investigations into the waters of the Darwin Glacier region (extreme southern end member to the Dry Valley system) were carried out to extend knowledge of microbial processes to high latitude and an area unique in water chemistry. The study focuses on nitrogen in the area as high nitrate values have been identified in the meltwater of the catchment of Lake Wilson at the lower end of the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -79.92   S: -79.92   E: 157.58   W: 157.58

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-12-31
Stop Date: 1994-01-08
ISO Topic Category
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
Phone: +64 3 343 7802
Fax: +64 3 348 5548
Email: b.sorrell at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
NIWA
PO BOX 11-115
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Webster, J. Hawes, I. Downes, M. Timperley, M. Howard-Williams, C. Evidence for regional climate change in the recent evolution of a high latitude pro-glacial lake. Antarctic science 8(1): 49-59, 1996.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-10-14

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