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Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils from the western Wright Vanda (Lake Vanda district), Ross Sea Region, 2006
Entry ID: K052_2005_2006_NZ

Abstract: These data consist of a number of subsets of soil samples gathered from the Wright Valley in January 2006. Replicate randomly-located samples of surface soils to 10 cm depth have been gathered from common landforms in the area. Within the most widespread landforms, the same type of samples have been gathered along transects of increasing distance from Lake Vanda and ... from the banks of the lower ... View entire text
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Description: The Antarctic Dry Valley Soils Project
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.52   S: -77.52   E: 161.88   W: 161.63
Min Altitude: 90 M Max Altitude: 150 M
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 0.20 M

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-14
Stop Date: 2006-01-21
Quality This is an ongoing investigation. The soil samples are held at the Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, Scotland. Please contact Professor David Hopkins for more details. The data is archived with Associate Professor Ashley Sparrow, Professor David Hopkins and Dr Ed Gregorich. Please contact them for more information or please refer to the publications.
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +01 775 784 1107
Fax: +01 775 784 4583
Email: asparrow at
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Natural Resources and Environmental Science
University of Nevada, Reno
Mail Stop 186
1000 Valley Road
City: Reno
Province or State: Nevada
Postal Code: 89512
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04