Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Fall Oyster Survey Disease and Population Data
Entry ID: BRD_MDNR_OYSTERS_DISEASE

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Summary
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This database contains disease and population data collected during
Oxford Lab's annual Modified Fall Oyster Survey.

The dataset contains information designed to characterize and assess
the condition and trends of Maryland oyster populations. The program
to collect the data was developed as a modification ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: 37.0   E: -75.0   W: -77.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Dataset Title: MDNR Fall Oyster Survey Disease and Population Survey
Dataset Release Date: 1994-06-17
Dataset Release Place: Oxford, MD
Dataset Publisher: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-10-08
ISO Topic Category
Quality Important deviations from sampling:

Inconsistencies had little or no impact on the results reported in the
report. The majority of comparisons between years are represented as
averages. where summations were used in analysis, aggregate
differences between years greatly outweighed any variation due to
single sites.
Access Constraints Access to dataset upon request of MDNR
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/
Dataset ID: CBRM-OX -93-3

Data Center Personnel
Name: GARY SMITH
Phone: (410) 226-0078
Fax: (410) 226-5925
Email: gsmith at remote.dnr.state.md.us
Contact Address:
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fisheries Service
904 S. Morris Street
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
City: Oxford
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21654
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (410) 226-0078
Fax: (410) 226-5925
Email: gsmith at remote.dnr.state.md.us
Contact Address:
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Fisheries Service
904 S. Morris Street
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory
City: Oxford
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21654
Country: USA
Publications/References
Smith and Jordon. 1992. Monitoring Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Oysters: A
Comprehensive Charaterization of Modified Fall Survey Results
1990-1991. Maryland DNR, Annapolis, MD.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-03-06
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