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Dalhousie University: Drift net plankton samples collected in Lunenburg Bay, 2005-2006
Citation
Laurent, Arnaud. (2013). Drift net plankton samples collected in Lunenburg Bay, 2005-2006. Version 1 In OBIS Canada Digital Collections. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada. Published by OBIS, Digital http://www.iobis.org/. Accessed on –INSERT DATE

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

Description
This resource contains plankton species distribution records extracted from the Fisheries and Oceans Canada BioChem database for the 'Dal thesis - Arnaud Laurent - Lunenburg Bay' series of records. These distribution records were collected as part of a university PhD thesis project designed to investigate variability in plankton dynamics found in Lunenburg Bay, an inlet on the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia,Canada (Lunenburg Bay Project) This OBIS resource contains a subset of the archived database records - at this time only abundance information has been released. more

This resource was created by OBIS Canada. Plankton data collected as part of the thesis project was first archived in the Fisheries and Oceans national BioChem database. Darwin Core (DwC) records were extracted from the BioChem database in the required IPT format. Abundance information is included in this dataset and the numbers per cubic metre are recorded in the DwC field individualcount.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine, ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Annelida, Arthropoda, Chaetognatha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Echinodermata, Mollusca

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
12 August 2005 - 15 August 2006

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Arthropoda [WoRMS]
Chaetognatha [WoRMS]
Chordata [WoRMS]
Cnidaria [WoRMS]
Ctenophora [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]

Parameters
Abundance, Occurrence of biota

Contributor
Dalhousie University; Department of Oceanography, moredata creator

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

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Mitchell, M.R. et al. (2002). Atlantic zonal monitoring program: sampling protocol. Canadian technical report of hydrography and ocean sciences = Rapport technique canadien sur l'hydrographie et les sciences océaniques, 223. Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Dartmouth. iv, 23 pp., more
Gregory, D.; Narayanan, S. (2004). BioChem: a national archive for marine biology and chemistry data. AZMP Bulletin PMZA 3: 11-13, more
Laurent, A. (2011). Examining the influence of meteorological events on plankton dynamics in a coastal ecosystem (Lunenburg Bay, Canada). PhD Thesis. Dalhousie University, Department of Oceanography: Halifax. xviii, 204 pp., more
Cullen, J. et al. (2008). The Lunenburg Bay Project. CMOS Bulletin 36(6): 199-205, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-02-24
Information last updated: 2015-06-11
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