Nitrogen assimilation rates, methane and nitrous oxide concentrations in the Southern Ocean (1987-1992)
Data set information
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|Data holding centre||Plymouth Marine Laboratory|
|Time period||From December 1987 to February 1988; from December 1989 to February 1990; from October to December 1992|
South Georgia to the Scotia Sea; Bellinghausen Sea
Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Bacterial growth; Zooplankton reproduction rate parameters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column; Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as nitrogen per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as nitrogen per unit volume of the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Bacterial consumption in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column
Nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; gas chromatographs; CTD undulators; CTD; dissolved gas sensors
The data set comprises data collected on three multidisciplinary cruises in the Southern Ocean (RRS John Biscoe 8, RRS John Biscoe 10, and RRS James Clark Ross 2) with the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
|Originators||Plymouth Marine Laboratory|
Upstill-Goddard, R.C., Rees, A.P., Owens, N.J.P. (1996) Simultaneous high-precision measurements of methane and nitrous oxide in water and seawater by single phase equilibration gas chromatography., Deep Sea Research I Vol 43(10): 1669-1682.; Bury, S.J., Owen, N.J.P., and Preston, T. (1995) 13C and 15N uptake by phytoplankton in the marginal ice zone of the Bellingshausen Sea., Deep-Sea Research II Vol 42(4-5): 1225-1252.; Whitehouse, M.J., Priddle, J., and Woodward, E.M.S. (1995) Spatial variability of inorganic nutrients in the marginal ice zone of the Bellingshausen Sea during the Austral spring., Deep-Sea Research II Vol 42(4-5): 1047-1058.; Rees, A.P., Owens, N.J.P. and Upstill-Goddard, R.C. (1997) Nitrous oxide in the Bellingshausen sea and Drake Passage., Journal of Geophysical Research 102: 3383-3391.; Owens, N.J.P., Priddle, J., and Whitehouse, M.J. (1991) Variations in phytoplanktonic nitrogen assimilation around South Georgia and in the Bransfield Strait (Southern Ocean)., Marine Chemistry 35: 287–304.
|Organisation||Plymouth Marine Laboratory|
Plymouth Marine Laboratory
|Telephone||+44 1752 633100|
|Facsimile||+44 (0)1752 633101|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|