Feeding Ecology of the Arctic Ice-Amphipod Gammarus wilkitzkii. Physiological, Morphological and Ecological Studies, Svalbard September 2000
Entry ID: ArcOD_2008I1

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Summary
Abstract: Gammarus wilkitzkii is a presumed omnivorous amphipod that lives in high densities in close association with Arctic pack ice. This dataset consist of 7 rows and 4 species (Apherusa glacialis, Gammarus wilkitzkii, Onisimus nanseni and Onisimus glacialis). The data are derived from a study that tried to illuminate the complexity of food ecology in more detail for G.wilkitzkii and in terms of food ... View entire text

Purpose: Data come from a study that tries to investigate the feeding and digestion habits, preference, mechanisms, localization, and detection of Gammarus wilkitzkii.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 81.4   S: 80.24   E: -31.3   W: -15.13

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Carolin E. Arndt
Dataset Title: Feeding Ecology of the Arctic Ice-Amphipod Gammarus wilkitzkii. Physiological, Morphological and Ecological Studies, Svalbard September 2000
Dataset Series Name: Reports on Polar Research
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Issue Identification: 405
Online Resource: http://ak.aoos.org/ArcOD/data_table.php
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-09-22
Stop Date: 2000-09-25
ISO Topic Category
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: The animal counts were done according to convention (for details ask authors): sorting under a stereo microscope after preservations. Geographical positions were taken from the publication. Spatial accuracy is unknown.



LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: The same procedures were used at all sites and for all species; findings should be consistent.

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Use Constraints Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at the University of Alaska and ArcOD, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data on any other system or 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 ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-02-24
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