Organism counts from vertical plankton tows, 1997-2003, California Current System, Northeast Pacific GLOBEC Program
Entry ID: vpt_NEP

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Summary
Abstract: Plankton populations were monitored at standard sections across the California
Current System, years 1997 to 2003. Approximately 100 survey cruises were made
to the study area during this period. Plankton abundance (count per cubic
meter) are reported at the genus/species levels.
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Description: U.S. GLOBEC Data System - Directory of Data;
See data object(s): "vpt" (Bill Peterson, Investigator)

Description: U.S. GLOBEC Northeast Pacific (NEP)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.6   S: 38.6   E: -123.4   W: -125.6
Min Depth: 0M Max Depth: 100M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-11-15
Stop Date: 2003-10-23
Science Keywords
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > BRYOZOANS/MOSS ANIMALS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > ARTHROPODS > CRUSTACEANS > EUPHAUSIIDS (KRILL)
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Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with the
investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and anticipate that
the data collectors will be co-authors of published results. This extends to
model results and to data organized for retrospective studies.

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Data Center
U.S. Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://globec.whoi.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT C. GROMAN
Phone: 508-289-2409
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: rgroman at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
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Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 508-289-2298
Fax: 508-457-2169
Email: dallison at whoi.edu
Contact Address:
MS #36
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Shiverick House
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-08-03
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