Phytoplankton from the White Sea, Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and Arctic Basin 1993-2003Entry ID: ArcOD_2007P6
Abstract: This dataset describes the Arctic plankton species and diversity in a study area northwest of Russia. It consists of a large database of 37,300 records from 1993-2003. A total of 434 species are represented.
Purpose: To assess the abundance and distribution of phytoplankton species in the Arctic; 1993-2003
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ratkova,T.
Dataset Title: Phytoplankton from the White Sea, Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea and Arctic Basin 1993-2003
Dataset Release Date: Unpublished material
Data Presentation Form: databaseOnline Resource: http://ak.aoos.org/ArcOD/data_table.php
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
Start Date: 1993-05-17Stop Date: 2003-04-25
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > CNIDARIANS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES > SPONGES
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MICROALGAE
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > ANGIOSPERMS (FLOWERING PLANTS)
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MICROALGAE > DIATOMS
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MACROALGAE (SEAWEEDS) > BROWN ALGAE
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MACROALGAE (SEAWEEDS) > GREEN ALGAE
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > ZOOPLANKTON
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > PHYTOPLANKTON
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PROTISTS > MACROALGAE (SEAWEEDS)
Quality COMPLETENESS REPORT: Data are completely keyed in from the dataset
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Data were collected in field, cleaned, prepared, identified, and digitized .
These data present a snapshot in time, but are representative for the location and depth where collected. Identification is done where applicable and known; different taxonomies might result into different species names.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These data cannot be redistributed to third parties.
The authors, ARCOD and University of Alaska shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein. These data and related graphics (i.e. GIF or JPG format files) are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may ... change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent within the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular. The related graphics are intended to aid the data user in acquiring relevant data; it is not appropriate to use the related graphics as data. The authors, ARCOD and University of Alaska give no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from an NPS server and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. Although these data have been processed successfully on computer systems at the National Park Service, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the utility of the data on other systems for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data.
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Fax: +01-907 4746967
Email: fhuettmann at alaska.edu
419 Irving I, PO Box 757000
Province or State: AK
Postal Code: 99775-7000
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: alicia.m.aleman at nasa.gov
Goddard Space Flight Center Code 610.2
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-23