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General
Data set name

Southern Ocean: nutrients; new & regenerated production; stable C isotope composition of suspended POM; trace, minor & major elements in susp. matter & solution

Data holding centreVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1987-1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Ocean

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; New production in water bodies; Stable isotope enrichment in the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Description 
Summary

The broad research goal of this research project addresses the role of the Southern Ocean as a carbon source or sink on a regional and seasonal scale with special focus on the role of the biological pump.

OriginatorsVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Availability 
OrganisationVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. F. Dehairs
Address

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
boulevard de la Plaine/Pleinlaan 2
Brussels

1050
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 629 32 63
Facsimile+32 2 629 32 74
Emailfdehairs@vub.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11012012
Global identifier1008
Last revised2009-08-11