Database of Benthic Macrofaunal Biomass and Productivity Measurements for the Eastern Canadian Continental Shelf, Slope and Adjacent Areas
Entry ID: Canada_DFO_ECanBenthicMacrofaun

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Summary
Abstract: Measurements of biomass and productivity of seabed macrobenthic and megabenthic
organisms, from studies in eastern North America from New England to the
Canadian Arctic dating from 1954 to 2000, have been assembled into a
comprehensive, georeferenced, database. Information sources include primary
publications, technical reports and unpublished data from scientific studies,
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 66.1   S: 40.0   E: -48.3   W: -102.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Dataset Title: Database of Benthic Macrofaunal Biomass and Productivity Measurements for the Eastern Canadian Continental Shelf, Slope and Adjacent Areas
Dataset Series Name: Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Dataset Release Date: 2001
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Government of Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1897-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-07-17
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT M. BRANTON
Phone: (902) 426-3537
Fax: (902) 426-1506
Email: brantonb at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 3V4
Country: CA
Distribution
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (902) 426-3537
Fax: (902) 426-1506
Email: brantonb at mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
1 Challenger Drive
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 3V4
Country: CA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-06-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-05-20
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-07-17
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