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Conceptual modelling of the sewage and wastewater plume from Scott Base incorporating current and tidal data, seawater stratification and microbiological, physical and chemical indicators associated with the plume
Entry ID: K407_1998_1999_NZ_1

Abstract: Before the installation of the Scott Base sewage treatment plant, untreated sewage and wastewater was discharged directlyin front of Scott Base since its occupation in 1957. The distribution of sewage and wastewater discharge from Scott Base in the marine environment off Pram Point was investigated in the 1998/99 field season to gain a comprehensive picture of where to expect impacts (if any) on ... View entire text
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  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 35

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Start Date: 1998-11-13
Stop Date: 1999-01-03
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Redvers, G. 2000 Dispersion and fate of sewage and wastewater components from Scott Base, Antarctica. MSc thesis, Auckland University, New Zealand
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23