Microzooplankton : Flagellate Grazing in Lakes Hoare and Fryxell

Summary

Abstract: 

In conjunction with the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) project in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica, lakes were monitored for microzooplankton by a team based out of the University of Nottingham (led by Johanna Laybourn-Parry). This dataset shows grazing rates of heterotrophic and mixotrophic flagellates found in Lakes Hoare and Fryxell at various depths and dates.

Date Range: 

Friday, November 7, 1997 to Monday, January 26, 1998

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Variables: 

Location
  • Label:
  • Definition: Name of lake where measurement was made
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Date
  • Label:
  • Definition: Date on which sample was gathered
  • Type: Date/time
  • Date format: mm/dd/yyyy
  • Missing values: None specified
Depth (m)
  • Label:
  • Definition: Depth at which sample was drawn from lake
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: meter
  • Maximum: 12
  • Minimum: 6
  • Precision: 1
  • Missing values: None specified
Type of Organism
  • Label:
  • Definition: Category describing species
  • Type: Nominal
  • Missing values: None specified
Bacteria grazing rate/h/indiv
  • Label:
  • Definition: Rate at which bacteria was consumed
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: #ofbacteria/hour/individual
  • Maximum: Not specified
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values: None specified
%Bacterial biomass grazed daily
  • Label:
  • Definition: Proportion of bacterial biomass consumed in 24 hours
  • Type: Physical quantity
  • Unit: dimensionless
  • Maximum: 100
  • Minimum: 0
  • Precision: 0.1
  • Missing values:
    • Null = None given

DOI: 

10.6073/pasta/893946aabe59916f75e79b8a42e484e8

Short name: 

flgltgrz

Data set ID: 

54
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Data Manager