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Continuous Plankton Recorder (Phytoplankton)
Johns D (2011): Continuous Plankton Recorder Dataset (SAHFOS) - Phytoplankton. v4.1. Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS).
Contact: Johns, David

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

SAHFOS is unique in having comparable data on the geographical distribution, seasonal cycles and year-to-year changes in abundance of plankton over a large spatial area. There is no other survey in the world with 80 years of marine plankton data

Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Marine, Long-term monitoring, Monitoring, Phytoplankton, Plankton, A, North Atlantic, ANE, North Sea

Geographical coverage
A, North Atlantic [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]

Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata provider
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS), moredata creator
The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science; The Laboratory, moredata ownerdata provider

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
CPR: SAHFOS Continuous Plankton Recorder survey database, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Gridded abundance maps of diatoms and dinoflagellates from the North Atlantic and North Sea

Describing this dataset
Richardson, A.J. et al. (2006). Using continuous plankton recorder data. Prog. Oceanogr. 68(1): 27-74

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2006-04-20
Information last updated: 2018-04-13
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