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Global gelatinous zooplankton biomass estimations from 1790 to 2011 to model jelly-C transfer efficiency (NCEI Accession 0207402)

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The databases compiled here use data from the Jellyfish Database Initiative (JeDi: http://jedi.nceas.ucsb.edu; Condon et al. 2015), public datasets (http://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/526852), and global biomass estimates of the upper ocean (Lucas et al. 2014) to facilitate modelling of jelly-C transfer efficiency based on Longhurst biogeographical provinces. The original data archived in https://www.bco-dmo.org/dataset/526852 are re-arrange, with new calculations to facilitate the modelling. Gelatinous zooplankton (Cnidaria, Ctenophora, and Urochordata, namely Thaliacea) are members of plankton communities linking primary production to higher trophic levels and the deep ocean by serving as food and transferring “jelly-carbon” (jelly-C) upon bloom collapse.
  • Cite as: Lebrato, Mario; Pahlow, Markus; Frost, Jessica; Küter, Marie; Mendes, Pedro de Jesus; Molinero, Juan-Carlos; Oschlies, Andreas (2019). Global gelatinous zooplankton biomass estimations from 1790 to 2011 to model jelly-C transfer efficiency (NCEI Accession 0207402). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/mebb-1719. Accessed [date].
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Time Period 1790-01-01 to 2011-01-01
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
West: -180
East: 180
South: -69
North: 81.52
Spatial Coverage Map
General Documentation
Associated Resources
  • Lebrato, M., Pahlow, M., Frost, J. R., Küter, M., de Jesus Mendes, P., Molinero, J.-C., Oschlies, A. (2019). Sinking of gelatinous zooplankton biomass increases deep carbon transfer efficiency globally. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 1764– 1783. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GB006265
  • Jellyfish Database Initiative (JeDI)
    • http://people.uncw.edu/condonr/JeDI/JeDI.html
      Lucas, C.H., D.O.B. Jones, C.J. Hollyhead, R.H. Condon, C.M. Duarte, W.M. Graham, K.L. Robinson, K.A. Pitt, M. Schildhauer, J. Regetz. (2014). Gelatinous zooplankton biomass in the global ocean: geographic variation and environmental drivers. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
  • Condon, R., Lucas, C., Duarte, C. M., Pitt, K. (2014) Jellyfish Database Initiative: Global records on gelatinous zooplankton for the past 200 years, collected from global sources and literature (Trophic BATS project). Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO). (Version 2014-08-28) Version Date 2014-08-28. https://doi.org/10.1575/1912/7191
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2019-12-10
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Historical archive - data has been stored in an offline storage facility
Data Update Frequency As needed
Supplemental Information
These databases are used in the Global Biogeochemical Cycles manuscript entitled: "Sinking of gelatinous zooplankton biomass increases deep carbon transfer efficiency globally".

Submission Package ID: 7N1E66
Purpose This dataset is available to the public for a wide variety of uses including scientific research and analysis.
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  • accessLevel: Public
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Lebrato, Mario; Pahlow, Markus; Frost, Jessica; Küter, Marie; Mendes, Pedro de Jesus; Molinero, Juan-Carlos; Oschlies, Andreas (2019). Global gelatinous zooplankton biomass estimations from 1790 to 2011 to model jelly-C transfer efficiency (NCEI Accession 0207402). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/mebb-1719. Accessed [date].
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Acknowledgments
  • Related Funding Agency: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
  • Related Funding Agency: Kiel Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean”
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords Provider Keywords
  • Carbon transfer
  • gelatinous zooplankton
  • sinking speed
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
Instrument keywords NODC INSTRUMENT TYPES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Instrument Keywords
Place keywords Provider Location Keywords
  • global
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Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Lebrato, Mario; Pahlow, Markus; Frost, Jessica; Küter, Marie; Mendes, Pedro de Jesus; Molinero, Juan-Carlos; Oschlies, Andreas (2019). Global gelatinous zooplankton biomass estimations from 1790 to 2011 to model jelly-C transfer efficiency (NCEI Accession 0207402). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/mebb-1719. Accessed [date].
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  • 2019-12-10T21:17:38Z - NCEI Accession 0207402 v1.1 was published.
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Processing Steps
  • Parameter or Variable: WATER DEPTH - AVERAGE (measured); Units: m; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: echo sounder.
  • Parameter or Variable: LATITUDE (measured); Units: decimal; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS.
  • Parameter or Variable: LONGITUDE (measured); Units: decimal; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: GPS.
  • Parameter or Variable: ZOOPLANKTON BIOMASS (measured); Units: mg C m-3; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: various.
  • Parameter or Variable: Sinking Speed (measured); Units: m d-1; Observation Category: laboratory analysis; Sampling Instrument: laboratory set up.
  • Parameter or Variable: TEMPERATURE - WATER [WATER TEMPERATURE] (measured); Units: degrees C; Observation Category: in situ; Sampling Instrument: CTD.
Acquisition Information (collection)
Instrument
  • CTD
  • echo sounder
  • GPS
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