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SHARK: Marine biological data of Sweden

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

SHARK ("Svenskt HavsARKiv" / "Swedish Ocean Archive") is the national marine biological monitoring database of Sweden, holding monitoring data on phytoplankton, zooplankton, bacterioplankton, phytobenthos, zoobenthos, seals, primary production, sedimentation and chlorophyll measurements. more

In total 212 data providers have delivered data to SMHI, representing some 441 155 biological records, 35 189 chemical and physical records coming from 24 867 stations and 56 337 samples (in October 2009).

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Mammals, Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton, Biology > Productivity - biomass
Marine/Coastal, Benthos, Chlorophyll, Long-term monitoring, Plankton, Primary production, Seals, Sedimentation, ANE, Baltic, ANE, Kattegat, Sweden

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]
ANE, Kattegat [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1981 - 2008

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), moredata manager

Related datasets
Child datasets:
SHARK - Chlorophyll (bottle), more
SHARK - Chlorophyll (hose), more
SHARK - National environmental monitoring of Grey seal in Sweden since 1989, more
SHARK - National environmental monitoring of Harbour seal in Sweden since 1988, more
SHARK - National Epibenthos monitoring in Sweden since 1992, more
SHARK - National marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1989, more
SHARK - National marine environmental monitoring of zooplankton in Sweden since 1979, more
SHARK - National phytoplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1983, more
SHARK - National Ringed seal monitoring in Sweden since 1995, more
SHARK - National zoobenthos monitoring in Sweden since 1971, more
SHARK - Phytoplankton monitoring of biotoxin producing harmful algal blooms since 2000, more
SHARK - Regional monitoring and monitoring projects of Epibenthos in Sweden since 1994, more
SHARK - Seal pathology monitoring using necropsy and histopathological findings of dead seals since 2008, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-10-05
Information last updated: 2015-05-26
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