Neuston tows were made during 4 juvenile salmonid trawling cruises off coastal Oregon and California, 2000 and 2002. GLOBEC NEP Process Study
Entry ID: neuston_NEP

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Abstract: Zooplankton sampling was conducted in conjunction with a juvenile salmonid trawling survey in years 2000 and 2002 off coastal Oregon and California. Sampling was conducted using a neuston net with a 1-m wide by 0.3-m high mouth and 0.333-mm mesh.

Four ship cruises, two each in 2000 and 2002, sampled along 22 cross shelf sections (6 mesoscale and 16 fine scale) having ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 41.5   E: -124.2   W: -126.2

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-05-29
Stop Date: 2000-06-11
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SHIPS Ancillary Description
NEUSTON NET Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Any person making substantial use of a data set must communicate with the investigators who acquired the data prior to publication and anticipate that the data collectors will be co-authors of published results. This extends to model results and to data organized for retrospective studies.

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Brodeur, R. D. 1991. Ontogenetic variations in the type and size of prey consumed by juvenile coho, Oncorhynchus kisutch, and chinook, O. tshawytscha, salmon. Env. Biol. Fish., 30: 303-315.

Pool, S. S. and R. D. Brodeur. 2005. Neustonic macrozooplankton abundance and distribution in the northern California Current, 2000 and 2002. NOAA Tech. Rep.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-05-13
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