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Ecosystem Monitoring (HB1502)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd.HB1502_EK60

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Summary
Abstract: The Ecosystem Monitoring (aka Ecomon) survery uses bongo and CTD sampling to monitor and map the distribution of zooplankton, krill and smaller organisms) and the physical environment. The survey has been conducted four times per year (although fewer times in recent years) in each season on the continental shelf from Cape Hatteras, NC to the Canadian waters of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Acoustic data are occasionally collected. Marine mammal and bird observations have been collected in the past.

Purpose: Monitor and map the distribution and abundance of zooplankton along the continental shelf and monitor the physical environment.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 44.2   S: 35.5   E: -65.44   W: -75.5

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: Ecosystem Monitoring (HB1502)
Dataset Release Date: 2015-05-19
Parent DIF
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gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.wcd.WCD_Collection

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2015-05-19
Stop Date: 2015-06-03
Use Constraints Cite as: Northeast Fisheries Science Center (2015): Water Column Sonar Data Collection (HB1502, EK60). National Centers for Environmental Information, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5GQ6VQQ [access date]
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHUCK ANDERSON
Phone: (303) 497-4742
Email: wcd.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway, Mail Code E/GC3
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: Simrad EK60 raw (.raw) format
Fees: Free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (303) 497-4742
Email: wcd.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway, Mail Code E/GC3
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-10-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-06-05