Chief Investigator

Hilton B Swan

Funders

ARC Discovery Program

Grant ID

DP110103638, DP140100681 and DP160100248

School or Research Centre

School of Environment Science and Engineering

Lead Partner Organisation

Southern Cross University

Contact

Hilton B. Swan Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia.

Telephone: 0409-974-898

h.swan.11@student.scu.edu.au

Graham Jones, Adjunct Associate Professor, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia.

Telephone: (02) 66253009

graham.jones@scu.edu.au

Professor Bradley Eyre, Southern Cross University, PO Box 157, Lismore NSW 2480, Australia.

Telephone: 02 6620 3773

bradley.eyre@scu.edu.au

Keywords

Atmospheric dimethylsulfide, Heron Island, southern Great Barrier Reef

Description

The data provides atmospheric dimethylsulfide (DMS) surface concentrations at Heron Island (23.44°S, 151.91°E) on the southern Great Barrier Reef during 6-20 March 2012, and 18 July - 5 August 2013. The data allows a comparison of atmospheric DMS during the late summer wet season of 2012 and the mid winter dry season of 2013.

Each seasonal atmospheric DMS dataset has accompanying automatic weather station (AWS) meteorological data as well as tidal data, AWS and tidal data is also included with the DMS datasets.

Data Collection Start Date

3-2012

Data Collection End Date

7-2013

Methodology

The data was collected using a gas chromatograph fitted with a pulsed flame photometric detector (GC-PFPD). This instrumentation was controlled by an auto-sampler programmed to collect samples at a 30 minute frequency.

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