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Estimates of the rate of photosynthesis, nitrate reduction and sulphate reduction of bacteria in Antarctic ponds and lakes
Entry ID: K009_1982_1983_NZ_2

Abstract: Samples of algae and bacteria were from the east and west lobe of Lake Bonney (sediment), Lake Miers sediment, Lake Fryxell (9.75m and 14m sediment) and an oligotrophic and eutrophic pond at Cape Bird. All samples were incubated for 0, 3h, 6h, 12h, and 24h and then subjected to experiments measuring photosynthesis, nitrate reduction and sulphate reduction. During photosynthesis small organic ... View entire text
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  N: -77.0   S: -78.0   E: 169.0   W: 162.0

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Start Date: 1982-12-04
Stop Date: 1983-01-07
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Hendy, C.H. 1983. Ross sea glaciations and proglacial lakes in the McMurdo Oasis. Victoria University of Wellington, Antarctic Research Colloquism.

Harfoot, C.G. Some aspects of carbon and sulphur cycling in Lake Fryxell. New Zealand Antarctic record 6(supplement): 45-49, 1985.
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