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The biomass, productivity and biodiversity of algae in the Cape Hallett region
Entry ID: K043_2003_2005_NZ_1

Abstract: The distribution and biodiversity of algae was assessed to enable possible future predictions of the effects of global warming. Sites (5 in the first season, 4 in the second) were established around the Cape Hallett peninsula and samples of algae were collected from the ice at regular intervals. As far as possible these sites represented the range of conditions of sea ice in the region. CTD probes ... View entire text
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.32   S: -72.32   E: 170.27   W: 170.27

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Start Date: 2003-11-19
Stop Date: 2003-12-16

Start Date: 2004-11-12
Stop Date: 2004-12-07
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Quality The data is contained in the publications. Existing samples are held at Victoria University of Wellington with a spreadsheet of sample numbers. All raw data is held by the investigator. Please contact Dr Ken Ryan for more information.
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Email: ken.ryan at vuw.ac.nz
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Ralph, P., Ryan, K.G., Martin, A. And Fenton, G. 2007. Melting out of sea ice causes greater photosynthetic stress in algae than freezing in. Journal of Phycology 43: 948-956.

Ryan, K.G. Hegseth, E.N. Martin, A. Davy, S.K. O?Toole, R. Ralph, P.J. McMinn, A. Thorn, C.J. 2006 Comparison of the microalgal community within fast ice at two sites along the Ross Sea coast, Antarctica. Antarctic science 18(4): 583-594 doi: 10.1017/S0954102006000629
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