BioChem: Phytoplankton Monitoring in George's Bank and Shelf Area of Nova Scotia (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: OBIS.DFO_BioChem_GBSS_Phyto_74

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Summary
Abstract: During August, 1974, a cruise was conducted into the waters off Nova Scotia and Bay of Fundy and data were collected on the temperature, salinity and density profiles at 46 stations. Measurements were also made on nutrients (N02, N03, NH3, P04-P, Si02), phytoplankton biomass (cell numbers, chlorophyll a, phaeophytin, particulate carbon, particulate nitrogen) and carbon uptake at various levels of light energy on samples collected from 5 meter depth. These observations were continued at 2 hr. intervals for more than 24 hrs. at 3 fixed stations. The data are consistent with the hypothesis that subsurface waters upwelled at certain stations during the period of study.
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Description: SUBBA RAO, D.V. 1975. Phytoplankton production, nutrients and density structure in the Shelf area of Nova Scotia and Georges Bank during August, 1974. Fish. Mar. Serv. Res. Dev. Tech. Rep. 524 ,pp. 265
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.29   S: 41.49   E: -66.28   W: -67.54

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kennedy, M.K. and D.V. Subba Rao
Dataset Title: Phytoplankton Monitoring in George's Bank and Shelf Area of Nova Scotia. 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
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-08-08
Stop Date: 1974-08-17
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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
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
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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Publications/References
SUBBA RAO, D.V. (1975), Phytoplankton production, nutrients and density structure in the Shelf area of Nova Scotia and Georges Bank during August, 1974., Fish. Mar. Serv. Res. Dev. Tech. Rep., 524, 265, http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/14939.pdf
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-01-27
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