Data load - 15 June 2011

Submitted by evberghe on Tue, 2011-06-14 16:54

The following datasets have been added, supplemented or updated:

  • Zooplankton Sampled with 10m2MOCNESS Net in Georges Bank 1995-1999
    • action: new
    • number of records: 15307
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • East London Museum
    • action: new
    • number of records: 4305
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • CRED Rapid Ecological Assessments of Coral Health and Disease in the Pacific Ocean 2005-2008
    • action: update
    • number of records: 3853
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • BioChem: Planktonic Foraminifera in the Equatorial and Northern Pacific Waters (A Hudson 70 Expedition Data Set)
    • action: new
    • number of records: 223
    • provider: OBIS Canada
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  • La Parguera, Puerto Rico Benthic Composition and Monitoring Data (2002 - Present)
    • action: update
    • number of records: 17074
    • provider: NOAA-CCMA
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  • St. John, USVI Benthic Composition and Monitoring Data (2002 - Present)
    • action: update
    • number of records: 8189
    • provider: NOAA-CCMA
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  • MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Fish
    • action: new
    • number of records: 721
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • KOBIS database
    • action: update
    • number of records: 27568
    • provider: KOBIS
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  • Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program (SEAMAP) South Atlantic
    • action: update
    • number of records: 184411
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection Marine Invertebrates
    • action: new
    • number of records: 1819
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • CRED REA Algal Quadrate Images in the Pacific Ocean 2002-2008
    • action: update
    • number of records: 33727
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • Cetacean sightings in the Black Sea, Sea of Azov and Kerch Strait
    • action: new
    • number of records: 879
    • provider: EurOBIS
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  • CRED Rapid Ecological Assessment of Benthic Habitat Cover in the Pacific Ocean 2005-2010
    • action: update
    • number of records: 85948
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • DFO Pacific Groundfish Synoptic Trawl Surveys
    • action: new
    • number of records: 58501
    • provider: OBIS Canada
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  • Nutrients and phytoplankton in Prince Edward Island inlets during late summer to fall
    • action: new
    • number of records: 3055
    • provider: OBIS Canada
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  • CRED Towed-Diver Fish Biomass Surveys in the Pacific Ocean 2000-2010
    • action: update
    • number of records: 25839
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Corals
    • action: new
    • number of records: 1452
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute - Marine Species
    • action: new
    • number of records: 3080
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Dinoflagellates
    • action: new
    • number of records: 1297
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Diatoms
    • action: new
    • number of records: 2754
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • South TX Outer Continental Shelf and MI, AL, and FL Outer Continental Shelf benthic organism sampling 1974-1978
    • action: new
    • number of records: 145999
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • Virgin Islands National Park and Coral Reef National Monument Coral Species List
    • action: new
    • number of records: 53
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • MADAGASCAR National Oceanographic Data Centre - Invertebrates
    • action: new
    • number of records: 230
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • St. Croix, USVI Benthic Composition and Monitoring Data (2002 - Present)
    • action: update
    • number of records: 20909
    • provider: NOAA-CCMA
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  • CRED Rapid Ecological Assessments of Fish Belt Transect Surveys and Fish Stationary Point Count Surveys in the Pacific Ocean 2000-2010
    • action: update
    • number of records: 445561
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • CRED Rapid Ecological Assessments of Coral Population in the Pacific Ocean 2007-2010
    • action: update
    • number of records: 176122
    • provider: OBIS-USA
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  • South Atlantic MAR-ECO 2009 cruise
    • action: new
    • number of records: 1120
    • provider: EurOBIS
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  • Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research - Marine Species
    • action: new
    • number of records: 556
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • Biogeographic Characterization of Benthic Habitat Communities within the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (2006 - Present)
    • action: update
    • number of records: 2072
    • provider: NOAA-CCMA
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  • University of Cape Town / iziko South African Museum - Trawl Surveys (2007, 2008)
    • action: new
    • number of records: 1460
    • provider: AfrOBIS
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  • Canada Maritimes Regional Cetacean Sightings
    • action: update
    • number of records: 30501
    • provider: OBIS Canada
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OBIS is a project of:
IOC-UNESCO
IODE Sponsored by:
Martin International and Les Grands Explorateurs
With in-kind support from:
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab, Duke University
Universidad Simón Bolívar Flanders Marine Institute

OBIS strives to document the ocean's diversity, distribution and abundance of life. Created by the Census of Marine Life, OBIS is now part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, under its International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme.