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Examination of the accumulation of dust and organic debris in the vicinity of Scott Base, McMurdo Station and around Hut Point Peninsula
Entry ID: K150_1982_1983_NZ_3

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Abstract: The effects of long continued human occupation of Antarctic soils and the environment was studied in the areas surrounding Scott Base, McMurdo Station and Hut Point peninsula. The accumulation of dust and organic debris in the vicinity of both bases was studied.
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Description: The Ross Sea Region Soils database, run by Landcare Research, New Zealand, stores information on soil site and soil pit horizon data from 35 years of soil studies by the investigators and their associates. There are >900 sites in the database but they are currently not sorted.
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1.   N: -77.77   S: -77.77   E: 166.85   W: 166.85  
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
3.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.76   W: 166.76  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1982-12-31
Stop Date: 1983-01-05

Start Date: 1988-01-04
Stop Date: 1988-01-25
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Quality The data is described in the publications. All existing samples are held by Landcare Research in their Ross Sea Region Soils Database.
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-11-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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