BioChem: Zooplankton samples from the Gully, 2006-2007 (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.BioChem_GullyPlankton2006-2007

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Summary
Abstract: Submarine canyons are common features of continental margins off both coasts of North America. The Sable Gully is a submarine canyon located approximately 40 km east of Sable Island on the eastern Scotian Shelf that separates Banquereau Bank and Sable Island Bank. It is unique among canyons on the eastern Canadian continental shelf because of it depth, steep slopes and extension far into the ... View entire text

Purpose: Results from analysis of data on circulation, current variability, cross-shelf exchange, tides and low frequency variability of hydrographic properties suggest that circulation in the Gully may play a role in localized retention of materials as well as larger scale cross-shelf transport. However, many conclusions from previous reports have depended solely on computer simulations of the circulation in the Gully. Data collected during these cruises will be used to test the models and provide new insights into the circulation of this area.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.07   S: 43.67   E: -58.7   W: -59.07

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kennedy, M.K. and J.A. Spry
Dataset Title: Zooplankton samples from the Gully, 2006-2007. In: Fisheries and Oceans Canada - BioChem archive
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Online Resource: http://www.iobis.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-04-22
Stop Date: 2007-08-06
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Data Center Personnel
Name: PHOEBE ZHANG
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 503
Fax: 54-2965-451543
Email: phoebe at marine.rutgers.edu
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
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City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
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Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: jeff.spry at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
Mitchell et al. 2002. Atlantic Zonal Monitoring Program sampling protocol. Can. Tech. Rep. Hydrogr. Ocean Sci. 223: iv + 23 pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-03-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-11
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