Portal Home
Analysis of the reef slope community structure at Pram Point (species composition of invertebrates and fish, sponge reproduction, sediment type, sedimentation rates and tissue sampling for analysis)
Entry ID: K054_1991_1992_NZ_1

This data set description is a member of a collection.
Click to see members of this collection.
Abstract: The reef community at Cape Armitage was surveyed over two seasons (1987/88 and 1988/89). This community exists on a fan like shallow slope platform. In the same season, Pram Point was initially assessed and in this season (1991/92) the benthic community was investigated. In contrast to the shoal of Cape Armitage, the Pram Point reef is steeply sloping and provides an interesting contrast in ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Related metadata
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
View entire text
1.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 25
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  
Min Depth: 0 Max Depth: 25

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1991-10-16
Stop Date: 1991-11-09
ISO Topic Category
start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
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: +61 (07) 4753 4431
Fax: +61 (07) 4772 5852
Email: c.battershill at aims.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Institute of Marine Science
PMB 3, Townsville MC
City: Townsville
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4819
Country: Australia
View entire list
Battershill, C. 1992 Icy sponges. New Zealand science monthly 3(10): 8-9

Battershill, C. 1995 Under the Antarctic sea ice: the sponge gardens. Water and atmosphere 3(1): 24-25
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-05-21
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

Link to NASA website
Responsible NASA Official:   Stephen Berrick
Webmaster:   Monica Lyles   ·  Contact GCMD User Support for assistance