BioChem: Bedford Basin Monitoring Program (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.DFO_BioChem_BedfordBasin

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Summary
Abstract: Bedford Basin is a marine embayment encircled by the municipality of Halifax region, which is the most highly populated area in the Canadian Atlantic zone. In 1991, a time series was established to record the weekly state of the plankton ecosystem in this basin. The strategy of regular and perpetual sampling provides data to assess environmental variability at the weekly, monthly, seasonal, annual ... View entire text

Purpose: To study a coastal basin ecosystem

The following reports on the OBIS schema fields provided for in this dataset:
RES_NAME, DATELASTMODIFIED, INSTITUTIONCODE, COLLECTIONCODE, SCIENTIFICNAME, CATALOGNUMBER, LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, BASISOFRECORD, KINGDOM, GENUS, SPECIES, YEARCOLLECTED, MONTHCOLLECTED, DAYCOLLECTED, PHYLUM, CLASSNAME, ORDERNAME, FAMILY, SUBGENUS, SUBSPECIES, JULIANDAY, LOCALITY, NOTES (AphiaID: value)

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.69   S: 44.69   E: -63.64   W: -63.64

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Bill Li, Paul Dickie
Dataset Title: Plankton data from Bedford Basin Monitoring Program. In: Fisheries and Oceans Canada - BioChem archive
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2012
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Online Resource: http://iobis.org/mapper/?resource_id=2506
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-10-04
Stop Date: 2002-12-30
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Data Center
Canada Regional Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.marinebiodiversity.ca/OBISCanada

Data Center Personnel
Name: OBIS CANADA ADMINISTRATION
Email: OBISCanada at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: Bill.Li at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: CANADA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-07-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-11
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