Dataset landingpage: BioBasis Zackenberg - Lakes - Zooplankton

Dataset specification

  • Title: BioBasis Zackenberg - Lakes - Zooplankton
  • Description: Data on phytoplankton numbers and biovolume in the two monitoring lakes. For further details, please refer to the newest BioBasis manual available at the website. Lakes:Lakes BioBasis Zackenberg:The BioBasis programme monitors the dynamics of organisms and biological processes in the terrestrial and limnic ecosystems at Zackenberg and Nuuk. The BioBasis programme plays a central role in the development and implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP) across the Arctic.
  • DOI: 10.17897/VWPC-B466 -
  • Location/site: Monitoring lakes - -20.57, 74.47 (lon-lat wgs84)
  • Date span of the dataset: 2000-08-17 - 2021-08-23

Data originator, license and how to download the dataset

The dataset is a product of the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring program (GEM): It is free and open data, licensed with terms of use under the Creative Commons CC-BY-SA license: When downloading you will automatically get a terms of use document, describing how to cite the data and other important information.

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Variables measured / columns in dataset

ID Name Unit Data Type Description Date Date Date Date of census Lake Text Text Name of lake sampled Taxon Text Text Name of taxon Stage Text Text Life stage og sex of taxon NumberPerLiter Number Number Number of individuals per mL. "-1" indicates presence but too small amounts to be quantified Remarks Text Text Remarks Biomass Number Number Biomass per mL (ug dry weight/L)