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South Western Pacific Regional OBIS Data provider for the NIWA Marine Biodata Information System
Citation
Some or all of the data described in this dataset were produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through its Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP), http://www.epa.gov/emap/.

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

Description
As at November 2005, this is a work in progress - data is being compiled and added to the NIWA Marine Biodiversity Information System (MBIS - a data warehouse). more

The data will cover an area from Antarctica to Fiji. Data so far available are primarily the results of a series of research trawl surveys carried out as part of New Zealand's Ministry of Fisheries data collection to support fisheries management within the NZ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), plus data from several decades of marine invertebrate research sampling in the NZ Exclusive Economic Zone.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Fish, Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Biodiversity, Biomass, Fish, Marine environment, Marine invertebrates, Antarctica, Fiji, New Zealand, Pacific Ocean I., PSE, Tasman Sea, Southern Hemisphere Oceans

Geographical coverage
Antarctica [Marine Regions]
New Zealand [Marine Regions]
Pacific Ocean I.
PSE, Tasman Sea [Marine Regions]
Southern Hemisphere Oceans

Contributors
National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research; Wellington, moredata managerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
NZOBIS: Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-08-22
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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