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The role of iron as a micro-nutrient to the Antarctic sea-ice zone algal community
Entry ID: ASAC_3026

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from AAS (ASAC) project 3026.

This project will assess the importance of the trace micro-nutrient element iron to Antarctic sea-ice algal communities during the International Polar Year (2007-2009). We will investigate the biogeochemistry of iron, including a comprehensive examination of its distribution, speciation, cycling and role in fuelling ice-edge ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -64.22   S: -66.32   E: 127.95   W: 110.48

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Trull, T.W.
Dataset Title: The role of iron as a micro-nutrient to the Antarctic sea-ice zone algal community
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-09-11
Stop Date: 2010-03-31
Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

In the 2007/2008 Season significant work on this project was carried out on the SPIEX voyage - (Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystems eXperiment). See the child metadata record for more information.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:

Laboratory activity/analysis:

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Data Set Progress
Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 3 6226 2988
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: tom.trull at
Contact Address:
Antarctic CRC University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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van der Merwe, P., Lannuzel, D., Bowie, A., Mancuso Nichols, C. and Meiners, K. (Unknown), Iron fractionation in pack and fast ice in East Antarctica: temporal decoupling between the release of dissolved and particulate iron during spring melt., Deep-Sea Research Part II Oceanographic Research Papers
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10