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Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (NOAA) - Phytoplankton
Melrose, C. 2010. Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (NOAA) - Phytoplankton. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Continuous Phytoplankton Recorder Survey by NOAA in the Northwest Atlantic, the Gulf of Maine and the Mid Atlantic Bight. more

Phytoplankton samples were collected by continuous plankton recorders (CPRs) towed along repeated transect lines between New York and Boston and between Boston and Halifa.

Samples were periodically cross-checked between analysts for consistency.

Specimens are preserved in formalin.

Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Phytoplankton
Marine, Biological monitoring, Plankton surveys, ANW, North West Atlantic, ANW, USA, Maine Gulf, ANW, USA, Mid-Atlantic Bight

Geographical coverage
ANW, North West Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, Maine Gulf [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, Mid-Atlantic Bight [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
16 July 1961 - 11 July 2010


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), moredata providerdata ownerdata creator
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science; The Laboratory, moredataset publisher

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
CPR: SAHFOS Continuous Plankton Recorder survey database, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-08-20
Information last updated: 2012-08-20
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