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Polar Bears: Muscle analyses

Summary

From a subset of captured bears, a muscle sample was obtained through a sterile biopsy. Muscle samples were analyzed for fiber types, DNA content, protein content, and stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen. 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 (2013-01-28)
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Language English
Grant Code NSF 0732713, USGS
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  • biota
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2008-12-01 22:56:00
End datetime 2011-12-31 22:56:00

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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: Muscle analyses. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6RR1WDV. Accessed 11 Aug 2020.

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