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NOGAP B2; Zooplankton Data from the Canadian Beaufort Sea Shelf, 1984 and 1985.
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Abstract: Zooplankton was collected from the Canadian Beaufort Sea shelf in July and September 1984, and July to September 1985. In the year 1984, 18 and 16 net samples were collected with a 763 µm Wisconsin and 500 µm neuston gear, respectively, from 18 stations. In the year 1985, 123, 54 and 229 net samples were collected with a 500 µm neuston, 85 µm bongo and 500 µm bongo gear, respectively, from 60 ... View entire text

Purpose: To assess species composition, abundance, distribution and biomass of zooplankton across locations of the Canadian Beaufort Sea Shelf.
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Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 69.0   E: -128.0   W: -140.0

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, 1984 and 1985.
Dataset Series Name: Canadian Data Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Issue Identification: 922
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-07-14
Stop Date: 1984-09-09

Start Date: 1985-07-18
Stop Date: 1985-09-12
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: The animals counts were done according to convention: sorting under a stereo microscope after preservations. Environmental data were taken with unknown accuracy, but best available method used. Geographical positions taken from ship log before deploying the net.

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: The same procedures were used ... 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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Graham, C. H., S. Ferrier, F. Huettmann, C. Moritz and A.T. Peterson 2004 New developments in museum-based informatics and applications in biodiversity analysis. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 497-503

Hopky, G.E., Lawrence, M.J., Chiperzak, D.B. 1994 NOGAP B2; Zooplankton Data from the Canadian Beaufort Sea Shelf, 1984 and 1985. Canadian Data Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences:912.
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DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24