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Continuous Plankton Recorder (Phytoplankton)
Johns D (2011): Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (SAHFOS) - Phytoplankton. v4.1. Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS).
Contact: Johns, David

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

SAHFOS is unique in having comparable data on the geographical distribution, seasonal cycles and year-to-year changes in abundance of plankton over a large spatial area. There is no other survey in the world with 80 years of marine plankton data

Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Marine, Long-term monitoring, Monitoring, Phytoplankton, Plankton, A, North Atlantic, ANE, North Sea

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]

The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS), moredata creator
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science; The Laboratory, moredata ownerdata provider

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
CPR: SAHFOS Continuous Plankton Recorder survey database, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Gridded abundance maps of diatoms and dinoflagellates from the North Atlantic and North Sea, more

Describing this dataset
Richardson, A.J. et al. (2006). Using continuous plankton recorder data. Prog. Oceanogr. 68(1): 27-74, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-04-20
Information last updated: 2018-04-13
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