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Mesozooplankton Abundance and Biomass [Ashjian, C. and R. Campbell]


This data set contains mesozooplankton biomass and abundance from net tows conducted during the SHEBA drift experiment. Two data sets are archived. The first, SHEBA_ALLTAXA.xls, presents total displacement volume biomass as both dry weight (mg dw m-3) and carbon (mg C m-3) and abundances of all taxa, including copepodite stages for the copepods, as # m-3. The second data set, SHEBA_NapuliarCounts.xls, presents the stage specific naupliar abundances for the dominant copepod taxa as integrated abundance (# m-2) in each depth interval.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2007-11-02)
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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency 1 minute
Language English
Grant Code 9707184
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-10-20 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-10-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -130.00

Primary point of contact information

Carin J. Ashjian <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Ashjian, C., Campbell, R. 2007. Mesozooplankton Abundance and Biomass. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 09 Jul 2020.

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