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Zooplankton densities and biomass near Hornsund Jjord, Spitsbergen


This dataset includes the abundance and wet biomass of various zooplankton species, collected aboard the R/V Oceania using net tows near Hornsund Fjord, Southwest Spitsbergen, in 2001-2008 in the month of July. The net tows were vertical net tows of the top 50 m. Data are contained in a single Excel file.

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  • 1.0 (2012-03-19)
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Language English
Grant Code 612504
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2001-07-15 00:00:00
End datetime 2008-07-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 77.03, Minimum (South) Latitude: 76.25
Minimum (West) Longitude: 12.08, Maximum (East) Longitude: 15.82

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Nina J. Karnovsky <>

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Karnovsky, N., Harding, A. 2012. Zooplankton densities and biomass near Hornsund Jjord, Spitsbergen. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 Jan 2021.

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