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Polar Bears: Adipose analyses

Summary

From a subset of captured bears a sample of adipose tissue was collected via tissue biopsy. These tissues were analyzed for lipid content, percent of saturated fatty-acids, fatty-acid profiles, as well as stable carbon isotope values. Information on bear IDs and dates of capture is not available because of the threatened species status of the subjects.

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  • 1.0 (2013-01-18)
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Language English
Grant Code NSF 0732713, USGS
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  • biota
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-01-01 22:58:00
End datetime 2011-12-31 22:58:00

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Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -155.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -122.00

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Merav Ben-David <bendavid@uwyo.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Harlow, H., et al. 2013. Polar Bears: Adipose analyses. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6H41PJS. Accessed 12 Aug 2020.

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