Marine Invertebrate Diversity Initiative (MIDI) DatabaseEntry ID: Canada_MIDI_MarInvDivInitDb
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Abstract: This data set contains the marine invertebrate species that can be found in the
waters of the MIDI study area. This includes the Scotian Shelf, Bay of Fundy,
Bras D'or Lakes and the Gulf of Maine. Use the MIDI Database link to access
more information about marine invertebrate species, marine habitats, locations
Please be aware that this is an ONGOING project. The goal of MIDI is to provide
information about marine invertebrates (animals without backbones). We hope to
engage scientists, educators and students, resource users, environmental
managers, naturalists, fishermen and the general public in learning,
discovering and respecting the biodiversity of our oceans.
Spatial Data Organization Information -
Direct Spatial Reference: point and vector.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Marine Invertebrate Diversity Initiative (MIDI)
Dataset Title: Marine Invertebrate Diversity Initiative (MIDI) Database
Dataset Release Date: 20040301
Dataset Release Place: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: Bedford Institute of OceanographyOnline Resource: http://www.fundyforum.com/MIDI/
Start Date: 1901-01-01Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
ISO Topic Category
Quality These data are produced by ACOS Build ID 2.08.
Find quality information at http://disc.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/acdisc/documentation/Data_Quality_Sta...
Access Constraints This product have full public access
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: FTP/HTTP
Distribution Size: 3 MB
Distribution Format: HDF5
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: Andrey.Savtchenko at nasa.gov
Distributed Active Archive Center Global Change Data Center Code 610.2 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-08-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-02