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The Southwestern Pacific Regional OBIS Node [SCAR-MarBIN]
Entry ID: scarmarbin_SW_PACIFIC

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Summary
Abstract: This metadata record is a modified child record of an original parent record
(see the Parent DIF field below for a link to the original parent record). A
subset of the data described here (Southern Ocean locations) is served by
SCAR-MarBIN.

NIWA's (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - New Zealand)
MBIS (Marine Biodata Information System) database is a data warehouse of ... View entire text
Related URL
Description: Data is downloadable at the SCAR-MarBIN web portal

Description: Southwestern Pacific Regional OBIS Node
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -55.0   S: -77.0   E: -157.0   W: 164.0
Min Depth: SURFACE Max Depth: 3661 M

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
SW_PACIFIC_OBIS
SCAR-MarBIN

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1900-01-27
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 30 M
Longitude Resolution: 30 M
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
ISO Topic Category
Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
TRAWL Ancillary Description
Quality The fish data (collected by NIWA for New Zealand's Ministry of Fisheries) is of
a high quality, having been groomed many times for correctness, completeness,
and for spatial outliers. Other data may not have been so rigorously groomed
but are still of very reasonable quality.
Access Constraints See SCAR-MarBIN data policy at http://www.scarmarbin.be/datapolicy.php
Use Constraints See SCAR-MarBIN data policy at http://www.scarmarbin.be/datapolicy.php
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Marine Biodiversity Information Network, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, International Council for Science Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.scarmarbin.be/

Data Center Personnel
Name: BRUNO DANIS
Phone: +32(0)2 6274139
Fax: +32(0)2 6274277
Email: bruno.danis at scarmarbin.be
Contact Address:
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
29 Rue Vautier
City: Brussels
Postal Code: 1000
Country: BELGIUM
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +643 343 7810
Email: s.massey at niwa.co.nz
Contact Address:
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA)
PO Box 8602, Riccarton
City: Christchurch
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-04-09

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