Fram Strait Polychaeta (IPOE), 1994-1995
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Abstract: The macrobenthic fauna of the East Greenland continental margin was investigated between 74 N and 82 N in summer and autumn 1994 and 1995 with a main emphasis on polychaetes. A major goal was to describe the community structure (distribution, composition, diversity, abundance, biomass) in relation to environmental factors. Samples were collected during two expeditions with RV ???Polarstern??? in July ... View entire text

Purpose: Describe the macrofaunal community patterns at the continental margin off East Greenland
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  N: 80.48   S: 74.91   E: -3.87   W: -13.8

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Schnack, Klaus
Dataset Title: Fram Strait Polychaeta (IPOE), 1994-1995
Dataset Series Name: Berichte zur Polarforschung
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Issue Identification: 294
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-07-13
Stop Date: 1995-09-30
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Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: The upper 6 cm were sampled. The 0-1 mm layer was washed over 300 um mesh, toe 1-6 cm layer was washed over 500 um mesh. The catchability of the was not quantified. The total catch of the upper 6 cm was processed

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: The same procedures were used at all sites; findings should be consistent.

COMPLETENESS REPORT: The ... View entire text
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Sch??fer, P., Ritzrau, W., Schl??ter, M., Thiede, J., (Eds.) 2001 The Northern North Atlantic ??? A Changing Environment.
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DIF Creation Date: 2007-10-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-01-21
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