All scientific data collected by the Australian Antarctic program (AAp) are eventually described in the Catalogue of Australian Antarctic and Subantarctic Metadata (CAASM). CAASM can be used to search through AAp data descriptions, and it also provides links to access publicly available datasets, which can either be immediately downloaded or obtained from the Australian Antarctic Data Centre (AADC).
Locations of sampling sites for ASAC project 40 on voyage 1 of the Aurora Australis in the 2007/2008 season. Samples were collected between September and October of 2007.
The final dataset will contain information on chlorophyll, carotenoids, coccolithophorids and species identification and counts.
Public Summary from the project:
This program aims to determine the role of single celled plants, animals, bacteria and viruses in Antarctic waters. We quantify their vital role as food for other organisms, their potential influence in moderating global climate change through absorption of CO2 and production of DMS, and determine their response to effect of climate change.
For more information, see the other metadata records related to ASAC project 40 (ASAC_40).
The fields in this dataset are:
Ice (Presence or Absence - 1 or 0)
Plankton Net Sample
Flurometer - Chlorophyll a
These data are publicly available for download from the provided URL.
This data set conforms to the CCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=ASAC_40_AA0708V1 when using these data.