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Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (NOAA) - Zooplankton
Citation
Melrose, C. 2010. Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (NOAA) - Zooplankton. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Access data
Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Notes: Not to be cited without reference to the NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center Ships of Opportunity Program (http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/epd/ocean/MainPage/soop.html).

Description
Continuous Zooplankton Recorder Survey by NOAA in the Northwest Atlantic, the Gulf of Maine and the Mid Atlantic Bight. more

Zooplankton samples were collected by continuous plankton recorders (CPRs) towed along repeated transect lines between New York and Boston and between Boston and Halifa.

Samples were periodically cross-checked between analysts for consistency.

Specimens are preserved in formalin.


Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Biological monitoring, Plankton surveys, ANW, North West Atlantic, ANW, USA, Maine Gulf, ANW, USA, Mid-Atlantic Bight

Geographical coverage
ANW, North West Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, Maine Gulf [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, Mid-Atlantic Bight [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
16 July 1961 - 11 July 2010

Parameter
Abundance

Contributors
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), moredata providerdata owner The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science; The Laboratory, moredataset publisher

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
CPR: SAHFOS Continuous Plankton Recorder survey database, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-20
Information last updated: 2012-08-20
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