Dataset Name Sensor Make Spatial Resolution Temporal Resolution Start Date End Date
HOT PP buoy Observation Irregular Irregular 1988-10-31 2016-10-15

Dataset Description

Photosynthetic production of organic matter was measured by the 14C tracer method. All incubations from 1990 through mid-2000 were conducted in situ at eight depths (5, 25, 45, 75, 100, 125, 150 and 175m) over one daylight period using a free-drifting array as described by Winn et al. (1991). Starting HOT-119 (October 2000), we collected samples from only the upper six depths & modeled the lower two depths based on the monthly climatology. During 2015, all incubations were conducted in situ on a free floating, surface tethered array. Integrated carbon assimilation rates were calculated using the trapezoid rule with the shallowest value extended to 0 meters and the deepest extrapolated to a value of zero at 200 meters.

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How to Acknowledge

Al-Mutairi, H. and M.R. Landry. 2001. Active export of carbon and nitrogen at Station ALOHA by diel migrant zooplankton. Deep-Sea Res. II. 48: 2083- 2104.

Eppley, R.W., F.M.H. Reid and J.D.H. Strickland. 1970. Estimates of phytoplankton crop size, growth rate, and primary production, in The Ecology of the Plankton off La Jolla California in the Period April Through September, 1967, edited by H. J. D. Strickland, Bull. Scripps Inst. Oceanogr. 17, 33-42.

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