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BioChem: Seston and phytoplankton data from Hudson Bay, 1975
Citation
Anderson, John T. 1979. Seston and phytoplankton data from Hudson Bay, 1975. Ver1 In OBIS Canada Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS. http://www.iobis.org/. (consulted on [date])
Contact: Bedford Institute of Oceanography (DFO-BIO), more

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Description
Between August 7 and September 23, 1975, data on marine seston and phytoplankton were obtained from one litre water samples collected by a pump collecting water samples from Hudson Bay, Canada. Survey results consist of density (number of individuals per litre). The original survey report also contains information on methods and results of salinity, chlorophyll a concentration, ATP concentration, POC and PON measurements. The OBIS view of this dataset includes only the species abundance information. This research was collected with the Canadian Hydrographic Services and involved continuous sampling along pre-determined transects through Hudson Bay. This presented a unique opportunity to collect samples on a spatial and temporal frequency never before possible during a single sampling season from the entire area of Hudson Bay.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Nekton, Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine, PNW, Canada, Hudson Bay, Animalia, Bacteria, Chromista, Plantae, Protozoa

Geographical coverage
PNW, Canada, Hudson Bay [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
8 August 1975 - 23 September 1975

Taxonomic coverage
Animalia [WoRMS]
Bacteria [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Plantae [WoRMS]
Protozoa [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), moredata creator Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans; Bedford Institute of Oceanography (BIO), more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-02-23
Information last updated: 2015-02-23
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