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Pelagic ecosystem investigations of McMurdo Sound: plankton species composition and density, ocean environmental factors, levels of seston, bacteria analysis and ice algae composition
Entry ID: K014_1979_1980_NZ_1

Abstract: Comparisons of water column productivity and processes was completed by comparing 4 sites including on the edge of the McMurdo Ice Shelf some 12km west of Cape Armitage, off Scott Base on the east side of McMurdo Sound, near the centre of the Sound and near the Dailey Islands on the west side of the Sound, over a depth of up to 500 m of water. A similar program to that carried out at White Island ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.93   S: -77.93   E: 165.1   W: 165.1
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-12-24
Stop Date: 1980-01-29

Start Date: 1982-11-19
Stop Date: 1983-01-29
Quality A very early expedition with limited information available. Any existing data and results are in the publication.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04