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PANGAEA - Data from Climate variability and El Niño Southern Oscillation (CENSOR)

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Includes data of El Niño and La Niña effects on coastal marine environments and resources. more

The aim of the CENSOR project is to enhance the detection, compilation and understanding of EN and LN effects on coastal marine environments and resources. Local artisanal fisheries and many commercial branches connected to them will benefit from the findings. To achieve this goal we propose a multidisciplinary approach, which enables us to build a comprehensive picture illustrating the response of the upwelling ecosystem to EN events. Scattered data on coastal benthic communities, coastal ichthyologic resources, pelagic-benthic processes and riverine input on coastal systems will be compiled and analyzed comparatively under EN and non-EN conditions. Further, ecophysiological constraints and aquacultural demands will be addressed. All results of the CENSOR project will be integrated in a database and made available to the managers of marine environments and resources as well as to the public at large.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine, PSW, Humboldt Current

Geographical coverage
PSW, Humboldt Current [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1900 - 2007

Contributor
University of Southampton; Southampton Oceanography Centre (SOC), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
PANGAEA: Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science, more
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Project
CENSOR: Climate Variability and El Niño Southern Oscillation: Implications for Natural Coastal Resources and Management, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2010-12-09
Information last updated: 2012-01-11
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