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Title: National Facility External Users: R. Szymczak (ANSTO)
Id: 138
Acronym: National Facility user: Szymczak, R.
Investigator(s): Ron Szymczak
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation [details]

Years: 1997

List of surveys that this project was on.

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FR 06/97

R. Szymczak (ANSTO) Cruise FR 06/97 (cruise 3 in a series of 4 for TROPICS97 -Tropical River-Ocean Processes in Coastal Settings) was undertaken to study the estaurine, inner and outer shelf zones of the Fly/Purari and Sepik Rivers outflow regions to determine the fate of riverine material entering the Gulf of Papua and the Bismarck Sea. Survey methods included ADCPs, CTDs, Megasucker deployments and underway instrumentation. Water samples were collected for both dissolved and particulate forms of nutrient elements, trace elements and organic matter for on board and laboratory analyses. Also conducted were productivity/grazing experiments and recovery of two sediment trap arrays. Related cruises are FR 04/97, FR 05/97 and FR 07/97.
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