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Fischer, Gerhard; Karakas, Gökay (2010): (Table 1) Sinking rates of particles in the Atlantic Ocean based on seasonal data. PANGAEA,, In supplement to: Fischer, G; Karakas, G (2009): Sinking rates and ballast composition of particles in the Atlantic Ocean: implications for the organic carbon fluxes to the deep ocean. Biogeosciences, 6, 85-102,

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Median Latitude: -4.941608 * Median Longitude: -18.942112 * South-bound Latitude: -62.250000 * West-bound Longitude: -57.533300 * North-bound Latitude: 21.300000 * East-bound Longitude: 9.150000
Date/Time Start: 1983-01-01T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 2002-01-01T00:00:00
Minimum Elevation: -5601.0 m * Maximum Elevation: -1952.0 m
BO3_trap (BO3) * Latitude: -54.333300 * Longitude: -3.300000 * Location: Bouvet Island * Method/Device: Mooring (long time) (MOORY)
CB13_trap (CB13) * Latitude: 21.266700 * Longitude: -20.766700 * Date/Time: 2002-01-01T00:00:00 * Elevation: -4131.0 m * Location: Cape Blanc * Method/Device: Trap (TRAP)
CB3_trap * Latitude: 21.138000 * Longitude: -20.672000 * Date/Time Start: 1990-04-08T00:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1991-04-30T00:00:00 * Elevation: -4094.0 m * Campaign: M12/1 * Basis: Meteor (1986) * Method/Device: Trap (TRAP)
EAA = Eastern Equatorial Atlantic, WEA =Western Equatorial Atlantic.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEvent
2Latitude of eventLatitude
3Longitude of eventLongitude
4Elevation of eventElevationm
5Area/localityAreaFischer, GerhardArea
6Area/localityAreaFischer, GerhardLocation
7Sample code/labelSample labelFischer, Gerharddeployment
9Date/time endDate/time endFischer, Gerhard
10Depth, top/minDepth topmFischer, Gerhardtrap depth upper
11Depth, bottom/maxDepth botmFischer, Gerhardtrap depth lower
12Duration, number of daysDurationdaysFischer, Gerhardsampling interval days
13Lag of peaksLag peak#Fischer, Gerhardcups
14Lag of peaksLag peakdaysFischer, Gerhard
15SeasonSeasonFischer, Gerhardseason/month
16Sinking velocitySinking Vm/dayFischer, Gerhardmajor peak method (Berelson, 2002)
17Sinking velocitySinking Vm/dayFischer, Gerhardmajor peak method (Berelson, 2002)
18Standard deviationStd dev±Fischer, Gerhardmajor peak method (Berelson, 2002)
19CoefficientCoeffFischer, Gerhardcorrelation methodcorrelation coefficient, no shift
20CoefficientCoeffFischer, Gerhardcorrelation coefficient, 1-cup-s.
21CoefficientCoeffFischer, Gerhardcorrelation coefficient, 2-cup-s.
22--Fischer, Gerharddata points
23Sinking velocitySinking Vm/dayFischer, Gerhardcorrelation method
24Sinking velocitySinking Vm/dayFischer, Gerhardmean s. r.
25Standard deviationStd dev±Fischer, Gerhard
26Reference/sourceReferenceFischer, Gerhardbasis reference
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