Oceanographic profile biochemical measurements collected using a net from the ARLIS II (ARCTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY ICE STATION) in the Arctic in 1964 (NODC Accession 0000978)

Thirty-nine plankton samples were collected at the Drift Station "Arlis II" at the north of Greenland in the Arctic Ocean during the period from June to December, 1964. From the samples thirty-two species of copepods were identified, of which Calanus glacialis, C. hyperboreus, Microcalanus pygmaeus, Spinocalanus abyssalis, Metridia longa and Oithona similis were major components.

The maximum plankton biomass throughout the period was observed in July when C. hyperboreus was predominant. The plankton population during day season (light season from June to August) was characterized by abundance of C. hyperboreus, M. pygmaeus and O. similis, while the population during night season (dark season from September to December) was characterized by abundance of M. pygmaeus and O. similis.

Developmental stages of C. hyperboreus were collected in bulk in summer, suggesting that this species was breeding under the permanent ice- floe.
  • Cite as: Hokkaido University > Faculty of Fisheries (2010). Oceanographic profile biochemical measurements collected using a net from the ARLIS II (ARCTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY ICE STATION) in the Arctic in 1964 (NODC Accession 0000978). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Time Period 1964-06-01 to 1964-12-31
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 86.28
S: 83.38
E: -10.07
W: -33.07
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2010-12-16
Edition 1.1
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Purpose Basic research
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  • Cite as: Hokkaido University > Faculty of Fisheries (2010). Oceanographic profile biochemical measurements collected using a net from the ARLIS II (ARCTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY ICE STATION) in the Arctic in 1964 (NODC Accession 0000978). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOSYSTEMS > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > ZOOPLANKTON
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
  • NETS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ARCTIC OCEAN
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  • Cite as: Hokkaido University > Faculty of Fisheries (2010). Oceanographic profile biochemical measurements collected using a net from the ARLIS II (ARCTIC RESEARCH LABORATORY ICE STATION) in the Arctic in 1964 (NODC Accession 0000978). Version 1.1. National Oceanographic Data Center, NOAA. Dataset. [access date]
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  • 2010-12-16T16:25:23 - NCEI Accession 0000978 v1.1 was published.
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  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
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Instrument
  • net
Platform
  • ARLIS II
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