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MacroBenthos collected at Issungnak Artificial Island in Southern Beaufort Sea, 1981-1982
Citation
Crippen, R.W. (2015). MacroBenthos collected at Issungnak Artificial Island in Southern Beaufort Sea, 1981-1982. 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
Contact: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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

Description
The Arctic Laboratories were commissioned to undertake a combined chemical, biological and physical oceanographic survey from March 1981 to April 1982 in the vicinity of the Issungnak O-61 artificial island. Because of its position near the 20m depth contour, the island provided an ideal opportunity to study oceanographic features in a transitional zone between the more truly marine waters of the outer shelf and Mackenzie River dominated water of shallower nearshore regions. This resource contains species presence information collected during benthic macroinvertebrate surveys conducted concurrently with the oceanographic parameters at the same three stations around Issungnak from June 1981 to April 1982.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, PNW, Beaufort Sea, Annelida, Arthropoda, Cephalorhyncha, Chordata, Cnidaria, Echinodermata, Ectoprocta, Foraminifera, Mollusca, Nematoda, Nemertea, Porifera, Sipunculida

Geographical coverage
PNW, Beaufort Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
24 February 1981 - 17 June 1982

Taxonomic coverage
Annelida [WoRMS]
Arthropoda [WoRMS]
Cephalorhyncha [WoRMS]
Chordata [WoRMS]
Cnidaria [WoRMS]
Echinodermata [WoRMS]
Ectoprocta [WoRMS]
Foraminifera [WoRMS]
Mollusca [WoRMS]
Nematoda [WoRMS]
Nemertea [WoRMS]
Porifera [WoRMS]
Sipunculida [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Arctic Laboratories Ltd, moredata creator Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-08-06
Information last updated: 2015-08-06
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