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Distribution of Zooplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya Project, Summer 1992 and 1993


These data represent quantitative taxonomic analyses of zooplankton samples collected while on board the United States Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Polar Sea, operating in the Northeast Water Polynya Project in July and August of 1992 and 1993. Zooplankton samples were collected for displacement volume measurements and taxonomic enumeration with a Multiple Opening/Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System (MOCNESS) and a Bongo net frame.

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  • 1.0 (2009-04-29)
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Spatial Type point
Language English
Grant Code OPP-9113754
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1992-07-18 00:00:00
End datetime 1993-08-12 23:59:59

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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.807, Minimum (South) Latitude: 76.548
Minimum (West) Longitude: -17.272, Maximum (East) Longitude: -7.20

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Carin J. Ashjian <>

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Smith, W., Smith, S., Ashjian, C. 2009. Distribution of Zooplankton in the Northeast Water Polynya Project, Summer 1992 and 1993. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 26 Jan 2021.

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