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NOGAP B2; Zooplankton Data from the Canadian Beaufort Sea Shelf, 1986
Entry ID: ArcOD_2006P4

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Abstract: Zooplankton was collected from the Canadian Beaufort Sea shelf in May, (ice on), and July to September (open water) of 1986. In May, four Wisconsin net samples were collected from two stations. In July to September, 89, 88 and 181 net samples were collected with neuston, 85 µm bongo and 500 µm bongo gear, respectively, from 49 stations. Neuston gear sampled at the water surface while other gear ... View entire text

Purpose: To assess species composition, abundance, distribution and biomass of zooplankton across the Canadian Beaufort
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 69.0   E: -127.0   W: -138.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hopky, G.E. Lawrence, M.J. and Chiperzak, D.B.; Central and Arctic Region, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N6
Dataset Title: NOGAP B2; Zooplankton Data from the Canadian Beaufort Sea Shelf, 1986
Dataset Series Name: Canadian Data Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Issue Identification: 923
Online Resource: http://ak.aoos.org/ArcOD/data_table.php
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1986-01-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-31
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Samples identified with the aid of reference texts, keys and collections, and verified as required. Sorting and counting techniques were different for each sampling gear. Taxonomists, assigned to the task of identification and counting of taxonomic groups, continued with the task until all samples were processed. A DH6 aircraft equipped with wheel skis was used during ... View entire text
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Although these data have been processed successfully on a computer system at ArcOD, the University of Alaska, 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 ... View entire text
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Data Center
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Data Center URL: http://www.iobis.org/

Data Center Personnel
Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
Email: evberghe at iobis.org
Contact Address:
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Rutgers University
71 Dudley Road
City: New Brunswick
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08901-8521
Country: USA
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Distribution Format: Excel files or ArcGIS
Fees: None
Contact Address:
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
501 University Crescent
City: Manitoba
Province or State: Winnipeg
Postal Code: R3T 2N6
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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