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Hydrology and bio-oceanography of the Prince Edward Islands (southwest Indian Ocean)

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dc.contributor.author Miller, D.G.M.
dc.contributor.author Boden, B.P.
dc.contributor.author Parker, L.
dc.coverage.spatial Marion Island
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T13:36:56Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T13:36:56Z
dc.date.created 1984
dc.date.created 1971 en_ZA
dc.date.issued 1984
dc.date.issued 1971 en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/7298
dc.description.abstract abstract en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Results are presented from a hydrographic survey of the Prince Edward Island group (46�'S; 37�'E) during September 1982. These provide additional information about the hydrodynamics of this little-studied region. The distribution of conservative properties (temperature, salinity, density and oxygen) showed little vertical stratification, indicating that water around the islands is well mixed. It is postulated that topographical effects and the close proximity of the islands to the Antarctic Polar Front may combine to influence significantly biogeographic affiliations nearby. Such effects may also operate in concert with ephemeral run-off from the islands (particularly of nitrates) to affect marine productivity in the region. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship Sponsored by the National Research Foundation (South Africa) en_ZA
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Antarctic Legacy Project
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Antarctic Legacy of South Africa en_ZA
dc.language en_ZA
dc.language en_ZA en_ZA
dc.publisher South African Journal of Antarctic Research Vol 14 en_ZA
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol 4
dc.rights Copyright
dc.subject Prince Edward Islands
dc.subject Indian Ocean
dc.subject Hydrographic Survey
dc.title Hydrology and bio-oceanography of the Prince Edward Islands (southwest Indian Ocean) en_ZA
dc.type Articles en_ZA
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iso19115.mddistributor.distributorcontact South African Journal of Antarctic Research en_ZA
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