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Nella Dan: FIBEX Cruise - Oceanographic and nutrient data
Entry ID: FIBEX_ocean

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Abstract: This dataset contains CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) and nutrient (nitrate, phosphate, silicate) data obtained from the First International BIOMASS Experiment (FIBEX) cruise of the Nella Dan, during Jan - Mar 1981. The cruise is the first in a series of six, providing a long term field survey studying krill and other zooplankton. 52 CTD casts were taken in the Prydz Bay region, and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -59.0   S: -70.0   E: 90.0   W: 60.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1981-01-20
Stop Date: 1981-03-13
Quality Oceanography and nutrient measurements were taken where possible, which was not always at ideal locations. Therefore coverage of the area is not necessarily complete. Nutrient data were only recorded at 14 out of the 52 CTD stations. This cruise is however part of a series of 6 cruises which operated in this area, providing data from varying seasons and condition.

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Access Constraints Data stored on magnetic optical disk. Summary results in documentation. Data are available via ftp.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 6232 3106
Email: jono.reeve at
Contact Address:
203 Channel Highway
Australian Antarctic Division
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24
Future DIF Review Date: 2000-10-07