Community composition survey at Terra Nova Bay with similar samples collected at Cape Evans and Cape Armitage
Entry ID: K043_2008_2009_NZ_5

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Abstract: Five ice cores were collected from Terra Nova bay in the vicinity of Gondwana station. From each core the top, middle and bottom sections were sectioned and processed as described earlier. In addition, brine samples were collected at a site ~100m from the Campbell Glacier. After removing the top snow cover (~30 cm), the sea ice thickness in the area was determined to be about 1.9 m. Three holes of ... View entire text
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  N: -72.7   S: -72.7   E: 164.12   W: 164.12
  N: -77.64   S: -77.64   E: 166.4   W: 166.4
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.64   W: 166.64

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Start Date: 2008-11-24
Stop Date: 2008-11-24
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Martin, A. Bacterial metabolic activity in Antarctic sea ice. PhD thesis submitted, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-02
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