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An Analysis of the Zooplankton Community Structure of the Western Beaufort Sea. WEBSEC 1971
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Abstract: The Beaufort Sea, north of the North Slope Oil Field in Alaska, is an area in which the likelihood of future oil pollution is great. As an attempt to assess the effects of this pollution upon the marine environment, the United States Coast Guard Oceanographic Unit sampled an area from 143 30 to 154 30 west longitude between 70 and 72 north Latitude, in the Western Beaufort Sea, from August to mid ... View entire text

Purpose: To assess species composition and abundance of zooplankton within the Beaufort Sea, August and September, 1971
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  N: 71.65   S: 70.16   E: -143.62   W: -154.47

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: McConnell, Maureen
Dataset Title: An Analysis of the Zooplankton Community Structure of the Western Beaufort Sea. WEBSEC 1971
Dataset Release Date: 1977
Data Presentation Form: Microsoft Excel 2003 Spreadsheet
Other Citation Details: Thesis dissertaion University of Rhode Island 1977
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1971-08-19
Stop Date: 1971-09-16
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Quality Added AOOS/IOOS core variables. Added ArcOD archive information. Changed "basisofrecords" attibute name to "basisofrecord", and "collectionmethod" to "collectingmethod", and "scientificnameauthors" to "scientificnameauthor" to match obis.xml
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-01-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23