Role of Antarctic marine protists in trophodynamics and global change and impact of UV-B on these organisms - Rotation 0 of the Astrolabe - 2002/2003 samplesEntry ID: ASAC_40_AS0203R0
Abstract: Locations of sampling sites for ASAC project 40 on rotation 0 of the French polar supply ship L'Astrolabe in the 2002/2003 season. Samples were collected between October and November of 2002.
The final dataset will contain information on chlorophyll, carotenoids, coccolithophorids and species indentification and counts.
Public Summary from the project:
This program aims to determine the role ... of single celled plants, animals, bacteria and viruses in Antarctic waters. We quantify their vital role as food for other organisms, their potential influence in moderating global climate change through absorption of CO2 and production of DMS, and determine their response to effect of climate change.
For more information, see the other metadata records related to ASAC project 40 (ASAC_40).
The fields in this dataset are:
Nominal Depth (m)
Ice (Presence or Absence - 1 or 0 respectively)
Coccolithophorid sample (yes or no)
Plankton Net Sample
Chlorophyll a (micro grams per litre)
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Start Date: 2002-10-16Stop Date: 2002-11-03
Quality Depths provided in the dataset are not corrected, and are nominal depths only.
Access Constraints The summary dataset is available for download at the url given below.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 10 kb
Distribution Format: excel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3338
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: simon.wright at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-06-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-04-10