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ANDEEP-1: Antarctic deep-sea meiofauna
Martínez Arbizu, P. & Veit-Köhler, G. (2002). ANDEEP-1: Antarctic deep-sea meiofauna. Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg; Deutsches Zentrum fur Marine Biodiversitätsforschung (DZMB), Germany.
Contact: Veit-Köhler, Gritta

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These data give - for the first time - an overview of the meiofauna that inhabits the slope and the abyssal plains in Antarctic waters to a depth of 5 200 m.

Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Biodiversity, Deep sea, Meiobenthos, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, PSW, Drake Passage

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -60,7355; MinLat: -61,7263 - MaxLong: -53,9545; MaxLat: -59,6582 [WGS84]
PSW, Drake Passage [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
28 January 2002 - 23 February 2002

Carbon-to-nitrogen Ratio (C:N)
Chlorophyll a
Grain size distribution Methodology
Meiobenthos #/ Major taxa
Total organic matter (OM)
Grain size distribution: Coulter Counter LS particle size analyzer

Senckenberg am Meer; German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research (DZMB), moredata creatordata owner
Martinez Arbizu, Pedro
Veit-Köhler, Gritta

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:

MarBEF: Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning - EU Network of Excellence

Based on this dataset
Gutzmann, H.E.; Martínez Arbizu, P.; Rose, A.; Veit-Köhler, G. (2004). Meiofauna communities along an abyssal depth gradient in the Drake Passage. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 51: 1617-1628

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-12-05
Information last updated: 2007-11-21
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