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Meiofauna from Kongsfjord (Spitsbergen Arctic)
Citation
Urban-Malinga, B. (2001). Meiofauna from Kongsfjorden (Spitbergen, Arctic). Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oceanology (IOPAS), Poland.

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

Description
This dataset was compiled to describe the intertidal meiobenthic community of Kongsfjorden and to better understand the relationship between the horizontal and vertical distribution of meiofauna with a special focus on nematodes and environmental features

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, Horizontal distribution, Intertidal environment, Meiobenthos, Meiofauna, Vertical distribution, PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen Stations [Marine Regions]
Kongsfjord

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

Parameters
Meiofauna density, Nematode density

Contributors
Polish Academy of Sciences; Institute of Oceanology (IOPAN), moredata ownerdata creator Sea Fisheries Institute in Gdynia, more

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Urban-Malinga, B.; Wiktor, J.; Jablónska, A.; Moens, T. (2005). Intertidal meiofauna of a high-latitude glacial Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard) with emphasis on the structure of free-living nematode communities. Polar Biol. 28(12): 940-950. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00300-005-0022-4, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-12
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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