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Infaunal Macroinvertebrates at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Entry ID: siserc_crab002

Abstract: Populations of infaunal macroinvertebrates in the Rhode River
subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay were monitored starting in October
1979. Samples were collected bimonthly from late March to early
December. Measurements are taken 6-8 times per year.

Location: Canning House Bay in Rhode River, Edgewater, Anne Arundel
County, Maryland.

Information to create metadata was taken from information at:
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.87   S: 38.87   E: -76.55   W: -76.55

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Anderson H. Hines, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Dataset Title: Infaunal Macroinvertebrates at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Dataset Release Date: 2000-12-28
Dataset Release Place: Edgewater, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: SI, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Data Presentation Form: Ascii text column format
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-10-22
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints Available to collaborators through a formal collaboration agreement.
Use Constraints To be discussed with SERC.
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Smithsonian Institute Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: crab002

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (858) 534-2889
Fax: (858) 534-5332
Email: jberger at
Contact Address:
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Scripps Institute of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0225
Country: USA
Phone: 443-482-2208
Email: hines at
Contact Address:
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
P.O. Box 28
647 Contees Wharf Road
City: Edgewater
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 21037
Country: USA
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Hines, A. H. et al. 1987. Estuarine invertebrates and fish: sampling
design and constraints for long-term measurements of population
dynamics. New Approaches to Monitoring Ecosystems. ASTM STP
940. T. P. Boyle, Ed., American Society for Testing and
Materials. Philadelphia, pp. 140-164. and see file: benthics.doc
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-12-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-10-04
Future DIF Review Date: 2001-12-26

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