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General
Data set name

Gas exchange data for IronEx1 in the Southern Ocean (1995)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1995
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Ocean, south of the polar front.

Observations 
Parameters

Metal uptake rates in the water column; Gas fluxes between the water column and the atmosphere; Primary production in the water column; Raw gas analyser output; Dissolved concentration parameters for other gases in the water column

Instruments

Dissolved gas sensors; gas chromatographs; electron microprobes

Description 
Summary

The aim of the experiment was to fertilise a patch of seawater with additional iron and to monitor the ensuing effects on productivity and gas exchange.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053039
Global identifier719
Last revised2009-10-19