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SHARK: Marine biological data of Sweden

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Description
SHARK ("Svenskt HavsARKiv" / "Swedish Ocean Archive") is the national marine biological monitoring database of Sweden, holding monitoring data on phytoplankton, zooplankton, bacterioplankton, phytobenthos, zoobenthos, seals, primary production, sedimentation and chlorophyll measurements. more

In total 212 data providers have delivered data to SMHI, representing some 441 155 biological records, 35 189 chemical and physical records coming from 24 867 stations and 56 337 samples (in October 2009).

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Phytoplankton, Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Productivity - biomass, Biology > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Benthos, Chlorophyll, Long-term monitoring, Plankton, Primary production, Seals, Sedimentation, ANE, Baltic, ANE, Kattegat, Sweden

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]
ANE, Kattegat [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1981 - 2008

Contributors
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), moredata manager

Related datasets
Child datasets:
SHARK - Chlorophyll (bottle), more
SHARK - Chlorophyll (hose), more
SHARK - Grey seals, more
SHARK - Harbour seals, more
SHARK - Marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1989, more
SHARK - Marine macrophytes, more
SHARK - Marine phytoplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1983, more
SHARK - Marine soft bottom macrozoobenthos monitoring in Sweden since 1971, more
SHARK - Marine zooplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1979, more
SHARK - Ringed seals, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-10-05
Information last updated: 2015-05-26
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