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Subantarctic Zone (SAZ) Project and Sediment Trap Moorings

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Attached to this record are the originally supplied datasets for 1997-1998, and also summary files and mooring diagrams supplied in 2012.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:

Progress against objectives:
The key to advancing the objective of understanding ocean processes controlling uptake of atmospheric CO2 is the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -40.0   S: -61.0   E: -140.0   W: -145.0
Min Depth: 500 M Max Depth: 3800 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Trull, T.W. and Bray, S.G.
Dataset Title: Subantarctic Zone (SAZ) Project and Sediment Trap Moorings
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2012-07-19
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-09-01
Stop Date: 2012-12-31
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Quality The values provided in temporal and spatial coverage are approximate only.

Taken from the 2008-2009 Progress Report:

Variations to work plan or objectives:
1. to accelerate our development program, we deployed two Pulse test moorings instead of one. Both designs were successful in terms of surviving the high seas, and we are currently evaluating mooring ... View entire text
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Creative Commons License
This "Subantarctic Zone (SAZ) Project and Sediment Trap Moorings" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Originating Center
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: 15 MB
Distribution Format: Excel, PDF
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6226 2988
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: tom.trull at
Contact Address:
Antarctic CRC University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-80
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-12-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-10

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