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Systematic survey and abundance investigations of the microfauna (tardigrades, nematodes and rotifers) in the meltpools of the McMurdo Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K053_1987_1988_NZ_2

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Abstract: Quantitative examinations of the microfauna associated with the algal felts in small melt pools on the McMurdo Ice Shelf in the vicinity of Bratina Island off the northen tip of Brown Peninsula was conducted. The animal groups studied were Tardigrades, Nematodes and Rotifers. Eight ponds were selected to encompass a wide range of physical and chemical conditions which not represent the variability ... View entire text
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  N: -78.02   S: -78.02   E: 165.53   W: 165.53

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Start Date: 1988-01-17
Stop Date: 1988-01-24
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Suren, A. Microflora associated with algal mats in melt ponds of the Ross Ice Shelf. Polar biology 10(5): 329-335, 1990.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24