Pacific Arctic Stable Isotope Synthesis [Dunton]

This dataset is a synthesis of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope data from several studies collected into a single GIS feature class. The data cover the Pacific-influenced coastal shelf ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean. Data points include isotopic ratios of del C-13 and del N-15. Additional metadata such as the names of the original data collectors are included as attributes of the feature class when available. Carbon isotope ratios are a good indicator of carbon sources of the food web because of their small enrichment steps between consecutive consumers (0-1 0/00) and nitrogen isotope ratios are good indicators of trophic level (TL) because of the larger enrichment step of 3-4 0/00 between TL. This dataset is part of the Pacific Marine Arctic Regional Synthesis (PacMARS) Project.

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Temporal Range

  • Begin:  1980-01-01T00:00:00Z
    End:  2010-08-10T23:59:59Z


Resource Type dataset
Temporal Range Begin 1980-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Range End 2010-08-10T23:59:59Z
Temporal Resolution N/A
Bounding Box North Lat 79.14499
Bounding Box South Lat 57.88207
Bounding Box West Long -180.00000
Bounding Box East Long 180.00000
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Spatial Resolution N/A
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Documentation #1 : Animalia.txt

Documentation #2 : Pacific_Arctic_Stable_Isotope_Synthesis_Readme.pdf

Documentation #3 : stable_isotope_synthesis_metadata.html

255.047 : is a companion to dataset 255.035

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Author Kenneth H. Dunton
Publisher UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory
Publication Date 2013-05-22T15:07:32
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Alternate Identifier 255.035
Resource Version 1.0
Topic Category biota
Progress completed
Metadata Date 2024-02-07T22:43:41Z
Metadata Record Identifier edu.ucar.eol::255.035
Metadata Language eng; USA
Suggested Citation Kenneth H. Dunton. (2013). Pacific Arctic Stable Isotope Synthesis [Dunton]. 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 01 March 2024.

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