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An atlas of Southern Ocean planctonic ostracods

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Description
In preparing this atlas, a complete inventory of published records for all known species that can be geo-positioned with reasonable accuracy was compiled. These data have been supplemented with a considerable body of unpublished data derived from material collected by Discovery Investigations mostly in the 1930's (identified by MVA). The aim is ultimately to generate a global atlas for all the species. Here as an initial step focused on the species that have been recorded from the Southern Ocean Southern Ocean list.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Zooplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Distribution records, Drawings, Taxonomy, Antarctica, World Ocean, Ostracoda

Geographical coverage
Antarctica [Marine Regions]
World Ocean

Temporal coverage
From 1930 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Ostracoda [WoRMS]

Contributors
Polish Academy of Sciences; Institute of Oceanology (IOPAN), moredata owner University of Southampton; National Oceanography Centre (NOCS), moredata owner

Related datasets
Child dataset:
Ostracoda, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-07-12
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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