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Data set name

Production, respiration and TCO2 data for the Southern Ocean (1991-1997)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodOctober 1991, November 1993-February 1994, October 1997
OngoingNo
Geographical area

South Georgia and Davis Australian Antarctic base

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column; Dissolved inorganic carbon production and respiration in the water column

Instruments

Dissolved gas sensors; shipboard incubators; electron microprobes; titrators

Description 
Summary

Production and respiration data were collected on board two BAS cruises just off South Georgia in October 1991 and October 1997. The same parameters were also measured from the Davis Australian Antarctic base between November 1993 and February 1994.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
References

Robinson, C., Archer, S.D., and Williams, P.J.le.B. (1999) Microbial dynamics in coastal waters of East Antarctica: plankton production and respiration., Marine Ecology Progress 180: 23-36.; Robinson, C., and Williams, J.le.B. (1993) Temperature and Antarctic plankton community respiration., Journal of Plankton Research, 15(9): 1035-1051.

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 identifier1053048
Global identifier727
Last revised2009-12-01