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World Ocean Database 2009
Citation
Baranova, O.K, T.D. O'Brien, T.P. Boyer and I.V. Smolyar (2009). Plankton data. Chapter 16 in Boyer, T. P., J. I. Antonov , O. K. Baranova, H. E. Garcia, D. R. Johnson, R. A. Locarnini, A. V. Mishonov, T. D. O'Brien, D. Seidov, I. V. Smolyar, M. M. Zweng, 2009. World Ocean Database 2009. S. Levitus, Ed., NOAA Atlas NESDIS 66, U.S. Gov. Printing Office, Wash., D.C., 216 pp., DVDs
Contact: O'Brien, Todd

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Description
Quantitative, qualitative and biomass Plankton measurements. more

The plankton subset of the World Ocean Database 2009 (WOD09) includes and extends the content of the previously released World Ocean Database 2005 (Baranova et al., 2006), World Ocean Database 2001 (O'Brien et al., 2001), and World Ocean Database 1998 (Conkright et al., 1998). The WOD09 plankton data subset is a collection of measurements from serial bottle and plankton net-tow. The plankton measurements are represented in WOD09 as quantitative and qualitative abundance, and biomass data. The plankton measurements are stored in the OSD dataset

Scope
Keywords:
Marine

Contributor
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-USA: US Ocean Biogeographic Informaton System, more
Previous version:
WOD05: World Ocean Database 2005, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2013-03-01
Information last updated: 2013-11-08
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