Further Investigations of the effects of the Nella Dan oil spill at Macquarie Island: Have benthic communities recovered?
Entry ID: ASAC_756

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 756 See the link below for public details on this project.

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The shore environments of most sub-Antarctic islands have been described in a number of previous studies. However there have been few attempts to quantify the population and community patterns over different spatial ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -54.61   S: -54.61   E: 158.86   W: 158.86

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-09-01
Stop Date: 1996-03-31
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
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Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
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Email: metadata at aad.gov.au
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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Phone: +61 2 6773 5010
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Email: rsimpson at metz.une.edu.au
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School Of Biological Sciences
University of New England
Province or State: New South Wales
Postal Code: 2351
Country: Australia
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Simpson R.D., Smith S.D.A., Pople A.R. (1995) The effects of a spillage of diesel on a rocky shore in the sub-Antarctic region (Macquarie Island). Marine Pollution Bulletin 31. 367-371

Smith S.D.A., Simpson R.D. (1995) Effects of the Nella Dan oil spill on the fauna of Durvillaea antarctica holdfasts. Marine Ecology Progress Series Vol.121. 73-89

Smith S.D.A., Simpson R.D. (2002) Spatial variation in the community structure of intertidal habitats at Macquarie Island (sub-Antarctic). Antarctic Science 14(4). 374-384
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29
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