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A Multi-decadal Record of Antarctic Benthos: Image Analysis to Maximize Data Utilization
Entry ID: NSF-ANT13-55533

Abstract: Antarctic benthic communities are characterized by many species of sponges (Phylum Porifera), long thought to exhibit extremely slow demographic patterns of settlement, growth and reproduction. This project will analyze many hundreds of diver and remotely operated underwater vehicle photographs documenting a unique, episodic settlement event that occurred between 2000 and 2010 in McMurdo Sound ... View entire text
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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1355533

Description: Original data submitted.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -78.5   E: 167.0   W: 163.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-10-01
Stop Date: 2015-09-30
Data Set Progress
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: info at
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Email: pdayton at
Contact Address:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92037
Country: US
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-05-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12