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General
Data set name

Hydrographic, chemical data in Ross Sea and Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica (1987-88, 1989-90)

Data holding centreCNR, Istituto di Scienze Marine (Sezione di Trieste)
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodAustral Summer 1987-88 and 1989-90
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Grid stations in Ross Sea and near Terra Nova Bay

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Particulate total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column

Instruments

Spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

The chemical data were collected in the framework of a research program intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the physical, chemical, biological oceanography in Ross Sea and Terra Nova Bay. The stations were occupied during the cruises carried out in austral summer 1987-88 and 1989-90. The original data were collected, analyzed, controlled and worked up by ITTS.

OriginatorsCNR, Istituto di Scienze Marine (Sezione di Trieste)
Data web sitehttp://www.itt.ts.cnr.it
Availability 
OrganisationCNR, Istituto di Scienze Marine (Sezione di Trieste)
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactDirector (Director)
Address

CNR, Istituto di Scienze Marine (Sezione di Trieste)
Viale Romolo Gessi, 2
Trieste

34123
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-214
Global identifier3760
Last revised2003-05-16