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Nella Dan: FIBEX Cruise - Zooplankton data
Entry ID: FIBEX_zoo

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Summary
Abstract: This dataset contains results from the First International BIOMASS Experiment (FIBEX) cruise of the Nella Dan. It is the first cruise in a series of six designed to assess the distribution and abundance of krill, Euphausia superba.

The FIBEX was an international programme co-ordinating the activities of 12 ships from 11 nations in the Southern Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Australia was ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -70.0   E: 90.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-17
Stop Date: 1981-03-15
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
TRAWL Ancillary Description
Quality During the second half of the cruise the use of the conical nets were discontinued. This cruise provides data from the first of six cruises, which provides a good coverage of the area over varying seasons and conditions.

Data collection: Three net types were used for the collection of species; rectangular midwater trawl (RMT8), bongo ... View entire text
Access Constraints The data and documentation are available for download from the URLs given below. Data also published to GBIF, OBIS and SCAR-MarBIN.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at the URL below when using these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Name: DATA OFFICER AADC
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 88 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Fees: free

Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 13 MB
Distribution Format: pdf
Fees: free
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3364
Fax: +61 3 6232 3158
Email: graham.hosie at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Publications/References
Williams R. et al. (1983) FIBEX cruise zooplankton data. Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition Research Notes 7
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18




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