Mesozooplankton Carbon Ingestion Rates (Grazing) Measured during the JGOFS North Atlantic Bloom Experiment (NABE)

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Title: Mesozooplankton Carbon Ingestion Rates (Grazing) Measured during the JGOFS North Atlantic Bloom Experiment (NABE)
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Abstract:
The Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) seeks to understand the processes that control the transfer of carbon and other biologically active elements in the ocean. In addition, JGOFS hopes to improve global-scale predictions of the ocean's response to human-induced climate change. The North Atlantic Bloom Experiment (NABE) was a multidisciplinary, multinational pilot study of JGOFS, studying the spring phytoplankton bloom in the North Atlantic and its associated biogeochemical processes. It took place from April until July, 1989, on two cruises of the RV Atlantis II and one cruise of the RV Endeavor. The stations in the North Atlantic were located from 18N to 72N and from 8W to 47W. At several stations, mesozooplankton were sampled and divided into the following size fractions: 0.2-0.5 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm, and 1.0-2.0 mm. Carbon ingestion rates for each size fraction per station were determined. Values are given in mgC ingested/ (mg body C)hr. The data is public domain and can be retrieved on-line at "http://usjgofs.whoi.edu/jg/dir/jgofs/" [This summary was derived from Oceanus vol. 35 and from the JGOFS WWW pages at WHOI.]
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REFERENCE: Ducklow, H.W., and Harris, R.P. 1993. Introduction to the JGOFS North Atlantic Bloom Experiment. Deep Sea Research II, Vol. 40, No. 1/2, p. 1-8. Livingston, H.D. and Bowles, M.C. 1992. U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study Program. Oceanus, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 57-59.
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Beginning_Date: 19890425
Ending_Date: 19890707
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Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -47.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -8.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 72.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 18.0
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Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > ZOOPLANKTON > MESOZOOPLANKTON
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > BENTHIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PELAGIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: SHIPS
Theme_Keyword: IGBP > INTERNATIONAL GEOSPHERE-BIOSPHERE PROGRAMME
Theme_Keyword: JGOFS > JOINT GLOBAL OCEAN FLUX STUDY, IGBP
Theme_Keyword: ESIP > EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATION PARTNERS PROGRAM
Theme_Keyword: Grazing
Theme_Keyword: Idn_node Gsfc/whoi
Theme_Keyword: Ingestion
Theme_Keyword: Jgofs
Theme_Keyword: Marine Ecology
Theme_Keyword: Mesoplankton
Theme_Keyword: Mesozooplankton
Theme_Keyword: Nabe
Theme_Keyword: North Atlantic
Theme_Keyword: Plankton Ecology
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: OCEANS
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Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: HANS GUSTAVO DAM
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Department of Marine Sciences
Address: University of Connecticut
City: Groton
State_or_Province: CT
Postal_Code: 06340-6097
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (860) 405-9098
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: (860) 405-9153
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: hgdam@uhgdam@uconnvm.uconn.edu
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Distribution_Information:
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Contact_Organization: JGOFS/US_JGOFS > United States Joint Global Ocean Flux Study
Contact_Person: CINDY CHANDLER
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
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Address: WHOI
City: Woods Hole
Country: USA
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Contact_Organization: BCO-DMO > Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office
Contact_Person: ROBERT C. GROMAN
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
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Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Address: Swift House MS#38
City: Woods Hole
State_or_Province: MA
Postal_Code: 02543-1127
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 508-289-2409
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 508-457-2169
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: rgroman@whoi.edu
Resource_Description: jgofs/nabe/atlantisII/grazing
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http://usjgofs.whoi.edu/
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DATA CENTER URL
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http://www.bco-dmo.org
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http://usjgofs.whoi.edu/jg/dir/jgofs/
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Access US JGOFS data
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http://usjgofs.whoi.edu/
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US JGOFS Home Page
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Metadata_Date:
Metadata_Review_Date: 20090513
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Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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