Zooplankton distribution and abundance during the BROKE-West survey
Entry ID: BROKE-West_zooplankton

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Abstract: Samples were collected at trawl stations (approximately every second CTD station), as well as opportunistically when something interesting was spotted on the Echosounder. The samples were collected with an RMT-1 plankton net and preserved in Steedman's solution. Upon returning to Australia, the samples were passed onto Kerrie Swadling, who split them with a Folsom plankton splitter and counted ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -61.66   S: -69.21   E: 80.02   W: 29.92
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 200 M

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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-01-17
Stop Date: 2006-03-03
ISO Topic Category
Quality Krill/Zooplankton/Fish: Net Sampling
Regular trawl stations were laid out approximately every second CTD stations. Target trawls were undertaken whenever any target of interest were detected on the echosounder. Single opening-closing RMT 1+8 net (Baker et al., 1973) with CTD System installed was used for all of the tows (Regular and Target), Hard ... View entire text
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Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://data.aad.gov.au

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
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
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 25 kb
Distribution Format: excel
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Phone: +61 3 6226 2522
Fax: +61 3 6226 2745
Email: k.swadling at utas.edu.au
Contact Address:
School of Zoology
University of Tasmania
GPO BOX 252-05
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
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DIF Creation Date: 2007-01-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-11-20
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