Data

The Australian Chlorophyll a Database (1965 - 2017)

Australian Ocean Data Network
Davies, Claire H. ; Ajani, Penelope ; Armbrecht, Linda ; Atkins, Natalia ; Baird, Mark E. ; Beard, Jason ; Bonham, Prudence ; Burford, Michele ; Clementson, Lesley ; Coad, Peter ; Crawford, Christine ; Dela-cruz, Jocelyn ; Doblin, Martina ; Edgar, Steven ; Eriksen, Ruth ; Everett, Jason D. ; Furnas, Miles ; Harrison, Daniel P. ; Hassler, Christel ; Henschke, Natasha ; Hoenner, Xavier ; Ingleton, Tim ; Jameson, Ian ; Keesing, John ; Leterme, Sophie C. ; McLaughlin, M. James ; Miller, Margaret ; Moffatt, David ; Moss, Andrew ; Nayar, Sasi ; Patten, Nicole L. ; Patten, Renee ; Pausina, Sarah A. ; Proctor, Roger ; Raes, Eric ; Robb, Malcolm ; Rothlisberg, Peter ; Saeck, Emily A. ; Scanes, Peter ; Suthers, Iain M. ; Swadling, Kerrie M. ; Talbot, Samantha ; Thompson, Peter ; Thomson, Paul G. ; Uribe-Palomino, Julian ; van Ruth, Paul ; Waite, Anya M. ; Wright, Simon ; Richardson, Anthony J.
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This is the bibliographic reference for the dataset and this metadata record that describes it: Davies CH, Ajani P, Armbrecht L, Atkins N, Baird ME, Beard J, Bonham P, Burford M, Clementson L, Coad P, Crawford D, Dela-cruz J, Doblin M, Duggan S, Edgar S, Eriksen R, Everett JD, Furnas M, Harrison DP, Hassler C, Henschke J, Hoenner X, Ingleton T, Jameson I, Keesing J, Leterme SC, McLaughlin MJ, Miller M, Moffatt D, Moss A, Nayar S, Patten NL, Patten R, Pausina SA, Proctor R, Raes E, Robb M, Rothlisberg P, Saeck EA, Scanes P, Suthers IM, Swadling KM, Thompson P, Thomson P, Uribe-Palomino J, van Ruth P, Waite AM, Wright S, Richardson AJ (2017), The Australian Chlorophyll a Database (1965 - 2017) - abundance and biovolume. Australian Ocean Data Network - DOI: 10.4225/69/586f220c3f708 (http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/69/586f220c3f708)

If data from multiple projects are used, please acknowledge the data paper publication; if individual project data are used, please acknowledge use of data as per the custodian information.

If using data from Project 599 the National Reference Stations please use the following acknowledgement: "Data sourced from the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) - IMOS is a national collaborative research infrastructure, supported by the Australian Government."

Similarly for Projects 806, please use the following acknowledgement: “A part of the data included in the database was obtained with support from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, through funding from the Australian Government Reef Program and from the Australian Institute of Marine Science”.

For Project 1129 the information is supplied on the condition that if used in a study or publication the Department of Water is acknowledged as the source of the information. Citations may take the following form: • Water INformation (WIN) database - discrete sample data. [Date provided]. Department of Water, Water Information section, Perth Western Australia. • Hydstra database - time-series data. [Date provided]. Department of Water, Water Information section, Perth Western Australia.

Please acknowledge funding bodies accordingly when using these data.

We would also encourage data users to enter into collaboration with the researchers involved in the data they use - understanding the history of a project will add value to the research.

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Brief description

Chlorophyll a is the most commonly used indicator of phytoplankton biomass and is a proxy for primary productivity in the marine environment. It is relatively simple and cost effective to measure when compared to phytoplankton abundance and is thus routinely included in many surveys. Here we collate 173,333 records of chlorophyll a collected since 1965 from Australian waters gathered from researchers on regular coastal monitoring surveys to long ocean voyages. This dataset concentrates on samples analysed using spectrophotometry, fluorometry and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Here we collate all available chlorophyll a data from Australian waters, gathered from researchers, students, government bodies, state agencies, councils and databases, along with the associated metadata. The Australian Chlorophyll a Database is available through the Australian Ocean Data Network portal (AODN: https://portal.aodn.org.au/), the main repository for marine data in Australia. The Australian Chlorophyll a Database will be maintained and updated through the CSIRO data centre, with periodic updates sent to the AODN. A snapshot of the Australian Chlorophyll a Database at the time of this publication has been assigned a DOI and will be maintained in perpetuity by the AODN. These data can be used in isolation as an index of phytoplankton biomass or in combination with other data to provide insight into water quality, ecosystem state, and / or the relationships with other trophic levels such as zooplankton or fish. This metadata record was based on the following CSIRO metadata record: https://marlin.csiro.au/geonetwork/srv/eng/search?uuid=4c72fe3b-bddf-44da-a809-1791033a6ac5.

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Maintenance and Update Frequency: asNeeded
Statement: The data sources are varied and the data does not belong to the custodian of this schema, so the quality of the data cannot be verified. Persons should refer to the record for each of the projects included for further information.
Statement: ATTRIBUTE STATEMENT: Field information for IMOS_ACD_DATA: Record_id - Unique record identifying number (Unique for each row) Project_id - Project identifying number (Unique for each project) Sample_id - Sample identifying number, may include more than one Chla reading Latitude - Latitude where specimen was found in decimal degrees Longitude - Longitude where the specimen was found in decimal degrees Location - Location of the sample Sample_time_UTC - Full sampling date/time in UTC Sample_year - Year in which sampling took place Sample_month - Month in which sampling took place, null if the date resolution is year Sample_day - Day on which sampling took place, null if the date resolution is month Date_resolution - The date resolution applicable to the project, i.e. year, month, day, time Sample_depth - Depth of a sample in metres Depth_comments - Comments relating specifically to the depth value Replicate - No of replicates Total_chla_ugl - chla value of sample in micro grams per litre (MV + DV chla for HPLC) Sampling_method - analysis method for cholorphyll a Field information for IMOS_ACD_METADATA: Project_id - Unique project identifying number (Unique for each row) Project_description - Short description of the project Custodian_details - Name and affiliation of the contributing author Acknowledgement - The acknowledgement for that project Location - Broad location of the sample Start_date - First sample date for the project End_date - Final sample date for the project No_records - The number of records for the project

Notes

Credit
We acknowledge the contributions from all collaborators and their institutions.

Created: 06 01 2017

Data time period: 1965-12-22 to 2017-03-20

This dataset is part of a larger collection

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Other Information
(Data paper in Scientific Data - Chlorophyll Database)

uri : https://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201818

(OGC WFS help documentation)

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Identifiers
  • global : 3c42cb06-d153-450f-9e47-6a3ceaaf8d9b
  • DOI : 10.4225/69/586F220C3F708
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