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Examination of the water mixing processes, water temperature and zooplankton species assemblage under the Ross Ice Shelf
Entry ID: K007_1976_1978_NZ_1

Abstract: The water under the Ross Ice Shelf was investigated over two seasons through a hole drilled in the ice. In the first season, an ice hole near White Island was used to access the water under the ice shelf. A temperature-depth recorder was used to investigate the microstructure of the water under the Ross Ice Shelf with a view to understanding the mixing processes. A special dredge was designed to ... View entire text
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1.   N: -78.13   S: -78.13   E: 167.4   W: 167.4  
2.   N: -82.37   S: -82.37   E: 168.67   W: 168.67  
3.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75  

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-01-01
Stop Date: 1977-01-01

Start Date: 1977-12-23
Stop Date: 1977-12-30
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start here with 1 in span in link Ancillary Description
here with 2 in span in link Ancillary Description
Quality The data was collected by the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute, now the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA) and any data and information may be archived here.
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Bradford, J.M. Wells, J.B.J. 1983 New calanoid and carpacticoid copepods from beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. Polar biology 2: 1-15
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