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Biomass, productivity and diurnal migration of marine plankton in shallow waters at Cape Bird
Entry ID: K014_1973_1974_NZ_1

Abstract: The phytoplankton and zooplankton in shallow water at Cape Bird was investigated. Samples were taken at intervals of 4 days from early December to late January in plastic buckets from the fast ice in water up to 1m depth. Phytoplankton was studied from the aspects of standing crop and productivity. The standing crop was measured by microscopal examination and direct cell counts, and chlorophyll ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.17   S: -77.17   E: 166.68   W: 166.68
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 8

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1973-12-23
Stop Date: 1974-02-02
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Quality There were no samples kept and the raw data sheets were disposed of many years ago. Any existing data and results are in the thesis, held in the School of Biological Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-01