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Atlantic Meridional Transect
Entry ID: AMT

Abstract: The Atlantic Meridional Transect (AMT) is a multidisciplinary programme which undertakes biological, chemical and physical oceanographic research during an annual voyage between the UK and destinations in the South Atlantic - previously the Falkland Islands, South Africa and Chile, a distance of up to 13,500km. This ocean transect crosses a range of ecosystems from sub-polar to tropical and from ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: AMT homepage at British Oceanographic Data Centre
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: -50.0   E: -4.0   W: -40.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
Science Keywords
OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints It is NERC policy to ensure that "individual scientists, principal investigator teams and participants in programmes will be permitted a reasonable period to work exclusively on, and publish the results of, the data collected by such individuals and teams". Nevertheless, as the AMT programme develops, there is necessarily a sequential widening of access to data and samples. This process has ... View entire text
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Data Center
British Oceanographic Data Centre, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44 151 7954882
Email: room at
Phone: +44 1752 633100
Fax: +44 1752 633101
Email: apre at
Contact Address:
Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place
City: The Hoe
Province or State: Plymouth
Postal Code: PL1 3DH
Country: UK
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-02-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-01

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