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BioChem: Copepod species composition and associated chlorophyll data from Resolute Passage (OBIS Canada)
Entry ID: obis.copepod_distrib

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Abstract: This dataset includes data collected from the ice station set up in Resolute Passage, 74 degrees 40'N and 94 degrees 54'W between the years 1983 to 1989.

Plankton samples were collected using a 1/2m ring net with 100-200u mesh towed vertically from approximately 2 metres off the bottom to the surface. The samples collected were preserved in 4% formaldehyde and later analysed for species/stage ... View entire text

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OBIS schema concepts present in the data set include: DateLastModified, InstitutionCode, CollectionCode, CatalogNumber, ScientificName, BasisOfRecord, ScientificNameAuthor, Collector, YearCollected, MonthCollected, DayCollected, Ocean, Country, StateProvince, Country, Locality, Longitude, Latitude, MinimumDepth, MaximumDepth, Sex.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 74.66   S: 74.66   E: -94.9   W: -94.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Kennedy, M.
Dataset Title: Copepod species composition and associated chlorophyll data from Resolute Passage. In: Fisheries and Oceans Canada - BioChem
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2005
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-03-25
Stop Date: 1989-09-08
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Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05