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Effect of Global Change on the Primary Production of Antarctic coastal Ecosystems
Entry ID: ASAC_2518

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Abstract: Metadata record for data from ASAC Project 2518
See the link below for public details on this project.

Global climate change will lead to a reduction in the duration and thickness of sea ice in coastal areas. We will determine whether this will lead to a decrease in primary production and food value to higher predators.

Project objectives:
Our primary objective is to determine what effect will ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -66.0   S: -66.5   E: 110.8   W: 110.3

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-10-19
Quality The date provided in temporal coverage is approximate only, and represents the beginning of the 2004/2005 season at Casey Station.

Taken from the 2009-2010 Progress Report:
Field work:
Day trips to Jack's Donga and onto sea-ice were performed every 3 days for measurements of ... View entire text
Access Constraints These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL. Three spreadsheets and a readme document are part of the download file.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License (

Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at when using these data.

Creative Commons License
This "Effect of Global Change on the Primary Production of Antarctic coastal Ecosystems" is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.
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Data Center
Australian Antarctic Data Centre, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: metadata at
Contact Address:
Australian Antarctic Division
203 Channel Highway
City: Kingston
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 133 kb
Distribution Format: csv, rtf, xlsx
Fees: Free
Phone: +61 3 6266 2980
Fax: +61 3 6226 2973
Email: Andrew.McMinn at
Contact Address:
Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 77
City: Hobart
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7001
Country: Australia
Pankowski, A. McMinn, A. (2009), Iron availability regulates growth, photosynthesis and production of ferredoxin and flavodoxin in Antarctic sea ice diatoms., Aquatic Biology, 4, 273-288, doi:doi: 10.3354/ab00116
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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