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Collation of existing (historical) Antarctic fast ice core Chlorophyll a data
Entry ID: AAS_4298_Chlorophyll_a_1970_2015

Abstract: The Antarctic Fast Ice Algae Chlorophyll-a (AFIAC) dataset is a compilation of currently available sea ice chlorophyll-a data from land-fast sea ice (i.e., excluding pack ice (see ASPeCt-Bio, Meiners et al. 2012)) cores collected at circum-Antarctic locations during the period 1970 to 2015. Data come from peer-reviewed publications, field-reports, data repositories and direct contributions by ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -75.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Meiners, K.
Dataset Title: Collation of existing (historical) Antarctic fast ice core Chlorophyll a data
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2019-01-03
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
Version: 2
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 2015-12-31
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FLUOROMETERS Ancillary Description
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

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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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 16 MB
Distribution Format: Excel
Fees: Free
Phone: + 61 3 6226 7201
Email: klaus.meiners at
Contact Address:
Sea-ice Ecologist
Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC)
Private Bag 80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-02-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-01-06