Distribution of Zooplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya Project, Summer 1992 and 1993
Entry ID: ARCSS073

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Abstract: These data represent quantitative taxonomic analyses of zooplankton samples collected while on board the USCGC Polar Sea, operating in the Northeast Water Polynya Project in July and August of 1992 and 1993. Zooplankton samples were collected for displacement volume measurements and taxonomic enumeration with a Multiple Opening/Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System (MOCNESS) and a Bongo net frame.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 80.81   S: 76.55   E: -7.2   W: -17.27

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Walker O. Smith, Sharon L. Smith, and Carin J. Ashjian
Dataset Title: Distribution of Zooplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya (NEWP), Summer 1992 and 1993
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Online Resource: http://nsidc.org/data/arcss073.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-03-13
Stop Date: 1992-07-18

Start Date: 1993-07-24
Stop Date: 1993-08-12
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Data Center URL: http://nsidc.org
Dataset ID: ARCSS073

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: FTP
Distribution Size: Data files range from 7 KB to 8 KB.
Distribution Format: Tab-delimited ASCII
Phone: (804)684-7709
Fax: (804)684-7399
Email: wos at vims.edu
Contact Address:
Biological Sciences
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
The College of William & Mary
P.O. Box 1346
City: Gloucester Pt
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23062-1346
Country: USA
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Ashjian, C. J., S. L. Smith, and P. V. Z. Lane. 1995. The Northeast Water Polynya during summer 1992: Distribution and aspects of secondary production of copepods. J. Geophys. Res. 100: 4371-4388.

Ashjian, C., S. Smith, F. Bignami, T. Hopkins, and P. Lane. 1996. Distribution of zooplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya during summer 1992. J. Mar. Sys.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-11
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