Georges Bank zooplankton concentrations, derived from sampling taken on forty-four cruises, 1995-1999, U.S. GLOBEC.Entry ID: zoo_meter_GB
Abstract: The major objective of the U.S. GLOBEC, Georges Bank project was to understand the population dynamics of key species on the Bank - Cod, Haddock and two species of zooplankton (Calanus finmarchicus and Pseudocalanus) - in terms of their coupling to the physical environment and in terms of their predators and prey.
Zooplankton sampling was conducted on forty-four cruises ... on Georges Bank during the period 1995-2000. The MOCNESS System was the primary sampling tool. Additional samples were obtained by Bongo net tows and Pumping systems. Screening for taxonomy was conducted by Dr. Ted Durbin's laboratory at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island. Some taxon are further sorted by life stage and sex. The raw organism counts have been converted to water column concentrations by cubic meter and square meter. A detailed description of sampling and analytical methods can be found in:
Durbin, E. G, P. R. Garrahan and M. C. Casas , 2000. Abundance and distribution of Calanus finmarchicus on the Georges Bank during 1995 and 1996 . ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 57, Issue 6, December 2000, Pages 1664-1685.
Taxonomic names and codes are based on the National Oceanographic Data Center's Taxonomic List, version 8.
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See companion data sets on the same website with file names of: fisheggs, fishlarvaeM, fishlarvaeB, zoo_pump and ctd_mocness.
Start Date: 1995-01-01Stop Date: 2000-02-28
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH > RAY-FINNED FISHES > CODS/HADDOCKS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS > EUPHAUSIIDS (KRILL)
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS > COPEPODS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS > AMPHIPODS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > COMB JELLIES
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARROW WORMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PROTISTS > CILIATES
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Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: dallison at whoi.edu
MS #36 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Email: edurbin at gso.uri.edu
Graduate School of Oceanography University of Rhode Island
Province or State: RI
Postal Code: 02882
Durbin, E. G, P. R. Garrahan and M. C. Casas , 2000. Abundance and
distribution of Calanus finmarchicus on the Georges Bank during 1995 and 1996 .
ICES Journal of Marine Science, Volume 57, Issue 6, December 2000, Pages
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DIF Creation Date: 2007-02-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-13