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Climatic Atlas of the Arctic Seas 2004, Part I. Database of the Barents, Kara, White and Laptev Seas: Oceanography and Marine Biology

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

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Description
This Atlas presents primary data on meteorology, oceanography, and hydrobiology from the Barents, Kara, Laptev, and White Seas, which were collected by scientists from different countries during the period 1810-2001. more

The data format that we use in the electronic (DVD) part of the atlas allows one to quantitatively access information for oceanographic variables as well as plankton, benthos, fish, sea birds, and marine mammals. The data is divided into one-degree squares with monthly climatic characteristics calculated for every square, which were used to plot monthly climatological chart of temperature and salinity. Access to the primary data is carried out through a graphical interface presented in the shape of a geographical chart. The Atlas also includes, in electronic format, selected copies of rare books and articles about the history of Arctic exploration and climate studies as well as photos and drawings, which provide information about the people and nature of the northern polar latitudes throughout the past two centuries.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Meteorology, Physical, Water composition
Keywords:
Marine, Hydrobiological data, Meteorological data, Oceanographic data, PNE, Barents Sea, PNE, Kara Sea, PNE, Laptev Sea, PNE, Russia, White Sea

Geographical coverage
PNE, Barents Sea [Marine Regions]
PNE, Kara Sea [Marine Regions]
PNE, Laptev Sea [Marine Regions]
PNE, Russia, White Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1810 - 2001

Contributors
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS), more
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), more
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Ocean Climate Laboratory, more
Russian Academy of Sciences; Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Matishov, G. et al. (2004). Climatic atlas of the Arctic seas 2004. Part 1. Database of the Barents, Kara; Laptev, and White Seas - Oceanography and Marine Biology. NOAA Atlas NESDIS, 58. [S.n.]: [s.l.]. VI, 148 pp., more
Matishov, G. et al. (2004). Climatic atlas of the Arctic seas 2004. Part 1. Database of the Barents, Kara; Laptev, and White Seas - Oceanography and Marine Biology. International Ocean Atlas and Information Series, 9. NOAA: Silver Spring. VI, 148 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2004-12-22
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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