BATS Zooplankton Biomass

Dataset Name Sensor Make Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Start Date End Date
BATS Zooplankton Biomass buoy Observation Irregular Irregular 1995-05-10 2017-06-13

Dataset Description

The BATS (Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study) zooplankton biomass dataset is time-series spanning from 1994 to 2017. The dataset contains zooplankton biomass measurements. Cruise_ID is in the following format:  % Cruise # is listed as 5 digit ID. % First digit is cruise type. % 1 = BATS core % 2 = BATS bloom A % 3 = BATS bloom B % Digits 2-5 are cruise number. % e.g., 10218 = BATS 218 % e.g., 20066 = BATS 66A

Table of Variables

Data Source

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences -

How to Acknowledge

Deborah K Steinberg, Craig A Carlson, Nicholas R Bates, Rodney J Johnson, Anthony F Michaels, Anthony H Knap, Overview of the US JGOFS Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study (BATS): a decade-scale look at ocean biology and biogeochemistry, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 48, Issues 8–9, 2001, Pages 1405-1447, ISSN 0967-0645, (

Version History

Dataset Accessed Jan 17th, 2020