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Production and Fate of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter During Antarctic Phytoplankton Blooms
Entry ID: ASAC_630

Abstract: From the abstract of one of the papers:

Phytoplankton biomass and speciation were monitored at an inshore site near Davis Station, East Antarctica during three consecutive summer seasons (December-February, 1992-5). Four distinct phytoplankton assemblages were identified in which the dominant species were: Phaeocystis sp., an undescribed Cryptomonas species, Thalassiosira dichotomica, and a ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.5   S: -68.5   E: 78.0   W: 77.9
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 20 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Gibson, J.A.E. and Franzmann, P.
Dataset Title: Production and Fate of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Matter During Antarctic Phytoplankton Blooms
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-10-01
Stop Date: 1995-02-28
Quality The dates provided in the temporal coverage field are approximate only.
Access Constraints Copies of some of the referenced papers are available for download from the provided URL to AAD staff only.
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Postal Code: 7001
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Trull, T.W., Gibson, J.A.E., Beaumont, K.L., Bowman, J., Burton, H.R., Davidson, A.T., Guichard, A., Kirkwood, J.M., McMinn, A., Nichols, P.D., Skerratt, J.H., Summons, R.E., Swadling, K.M., and Volkman, J.K. (2001), Site holds promise for ecosystem and biogeochemical investigations., Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 82, 306-311
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05