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Baseline measurements of atmospheric mercury concentrations from Scott Base/Arrival Heights
Entry ID: K013_1985_1988_NZ_1

Abstract: The southern hemisphere is not as well characterized as that of the northern hemisphere for atmospheric mercury measurements. Very little data exists for baseline atmospheric mercury data in Antarctica. Sampling was initiated in the 1985/86 season at Lake Vanda, Wright Valley. Atmospheric sampling was conducted with samples collected for the determination of aerosol and volatile lead. In the ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.82   S: -77.82   E: 166.65   W: 166.65

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-01-01
Stop Date: 1989-12-31
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Phone: +1 613 541 3972
Fax: +1 613 541 0311
Email: Stephen.deMora at gmail.com
Contact Address:
Aromed Environmental Consulting Services Inc
255 Melanie Avenue
City: Kingston
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K7M-8C2
Country: Canada
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de Mora, S.J. Patterson, J.E. Bibby, D.M. Baseline atmospheric mercury studies at Ross Island, Antarctica. Antarctic science 5(3): 323-326, 1993.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05

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