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An oil spill experiment measuring the response of soils to oil spills: chemical and microbial analysis, nutrient analysis, soil moisture and temperature
Entry ID: K123_2000_2003_NZ_1

Abstract: To measure how quickly soils respond to oil spills, JP5 jet fuel was spilled onto contained soil cores at Scott Base. 105 PVC soil cores (10 cm x 30 cm deep) capped at the bottom sitting in plastic containers were embedded in soil near Scott Base level with the ground surface and filled with soil from disturbed areas around Scott Base. The tubes were left over winter. The following summer 60 ml of ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-28
Stop Date: 2000-12-09
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SOIL SAMPLER Ancillary Description
Access Constraints The data was collected for the purpose of a Master's of Science degree study. The data is contained within the thesis and with the investigator(s)
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01