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Luo, Yawei; Doney, Scott C; Anderson, L A; Benavides, Mar; Berman-Frank, I; Bode, Antonio; Bonnet, S; Boström, Kjärstin H; Böttjer, D; Capone, D G; Carpenter, E J; Chen, Yaw-Lin; Church, Matthew J; Dore, John E; Falcón, Luisa I; Fernández, A; Foster, R A; Furuya, Ken; Gomez, Fernando; Gundersen, Kjell; Hynes, Annette M; Karl, David Michael; Kitajima, Satoshi; Langlois, Rebecca; LaRoche, Julie; Letelier, Ricardo M; Marañón, Emilio; McGillicuddy Jr, Dennis J; Moisander, Pia H; Moore, C Mark; Mouriño-Carballido, Beatriz; Mulholland, Margaret R; Needoba, Joseph A; Orcutt, Karen M; Poulton, Alex J; Rahav, Eyal; Raimbault, Patrick; Rees, Andrew; Riemann, Lasse; Shiozaki, Takuhei; Subramaniam, Ajit; Tyrrell, Toby; Turk-Kubo, Kendra A; Varela, Manuel; Villareal, Tracy A; Webb, Eric A; White, Angelicque E; Wu, Jingfeng; Zehr, Jonathan P (2012): Global distributions of diazotrophs abundance, biomass and nitrogen fixation rates - Gridded data product (NetCDF) - Contribution to the MAREDAT World Ocean Atlas of Plankton Functional Types. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.774851, Supplement to: Luo, Y et al. (2012): Database of diazotrophs in global ocean: abundance, biomass and nitrogen fixation rates. Earth System Science Data, 4, 47-73, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-4-47-2012

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Abstract:
The MAREDAT atlas covers 11 types of plankton, ranging in size from bacteria to jellyfish. Together, these plankton groups determine the health and productivity of the global ocean and play a vital role in the global carbon cycle. Working within a uniform and consistent spatial and depth grid (map) of the global ocean, the researchers compiled thousands and tens of thousands of data points to identify regions of plankton abundance and scarcity as well as areas of data abundance and scarcity. At many of the grid points, the MAREDAT team accomplished the difficult conversion from abundance (numbers of organisms) to biomass (carbon mass of organisms). The MAREDAT atlas provides an unprecedented global data set for ecological and biochemical analysis and modeling as well as a clear mandate for compiling additional existing data and for focusing future data gathering efforts on key groups in key areas of the ocean.
This is a gridded data product about diazotrophic organisms . There are 6 variables. Each variable is gridded on a dimension of 360 (longitude) * 180 (latitude) * 33 (depth) * 12 (month). The first group of 3 variables are: (1) number of biomass observations, (2) biomass, and (3) special nifH-gene-based biomass. The second group of 3 variables is same as the first group except that it only grids non-zero data.
We have constructed a database on diazotrophic organisms in the global pelagic upper ocean by compiling more than 11,000 direct field measurements including 3 sub-databases: (1) nitrogen fixation rates, (2) cyanobacterial diazotroph abundances from cell counts and (3) cyanobacterial diazotroph abundances from qPCR assays targeting nifH genes. Biomass conversion factors are estimated based on cell sizes to convert abundance data to diazotrophic biomass. Data are assigned to 3 groups including Trichodesmium, unicellular diazotrophic cyanobacteria (group A, B and C when applicable) and heterocystous cyanobacteria (Richelia and Calothrix). Total nitrogen fixation rates and diazotrophic biomass are calculated by summing the values from all the groups. Some of nitrogen fixation rates are whole seawater measurements and are used as total nitrogen fixation rates. Both volumetric and depth-integrated values were reported. Depth-integrated values are also calculated for those vertical profiles with values at 3 or more depths.
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Luo, Yawei; Doney, Scott C; Anderson, L A; Benavides, Mar; Berman-Frank, I; Bode, Antonio; Bonnet, S; Boström, Kjärstin H; Böttjer, D; Capone, D G; Carpenter, E J; Chen, Yaw-Lin; Church, Matthew J; Dore, John E; Falcón, Luisa I; Fernández, A; Foster, R A; Furuya, Ken; Gomez, Fernando; Gundersen, Kjell; Hynes, Annette M; Karl, David Michael; Kitajima, Satoshi; Langlois, Rebecca; LaRoche, Julie; Letelier, Ricardo M; Marañón, Emilio; McGillicuddy Jr, Dennis J; Moisander, Pia H; Moore, C Mark; Mouriño-Carballido, Beatriz; Mulholland, Margaret R; Needoba, Joseph A; Orcutt, Karen M; Poulton, Alex J; Rahav, Eyal; Raimbault, Patrick; Rees, Andrew; Riemann, Lasse; Shiozaki, Takuhei; Subramaniam, Ajit; Tyrrell, Toby; Turk-Kubo, Kendra A; Varela, Manuel; Villareal, Tracy A; Webb, Eric A; White, Angelicque E; Wu, Jingfeng; Zehr, Jonathan P (2013): Global distributions of diazotrophs abundance and biomass - Depth integrated values computed from a collection of source datasets - Contribution to the MAREDAT World Ocean Atlas of Plankton Functional Types. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.816714
Luo, Yawei; Doney, Scott C; Anderson, L A; Benavides, Mar; Berman-Frank, I; Bode, Antonio; Bonnet, S; Boström, Kjärstin H; Böttjer, D; Capone, D G; Carpenter, E J; Chen, Yaw-Lin; Church, Matthew J; Dore, John E; Falcón, Luisa I; Fernández, A; Foster, R A; Furuya, Ken; Gomez, Fernando; Gundersen, Kjell; Hynes, Annette M; Karl, David Michael; Kitajima, Satoshi; Langlois, Rebecca; LaRoche, Julie; Letelier, Ricardo M; Marañón, Emilio; McGillicuddy Jr, Dennis J; Moisander, Pia H; Moore, C Mark; Mouriño-Carballido, Beatriz; Mulholland, Margaret R; Needoba, Joseph A; Orcutt, Karen M; Poulton, Alex J; Rahav, Eyal; Raimbault, Patrick; Rees, Andrew; Riemann, Lasse; Shiozaki, Takuhei; Subramaniam, Ajit; Tyrrell, Toby; Turk-Kubo, Kendra A; Varela, Manuel; Villareal, Tracy A; Webb, Eric A; White, Angelicque E; Wu, Jingfeng; Zehr, Jonathan P (2013): Global distributions of diazotrophs Gamma-A nifH genes abundance - Depth integrated values computed from a collection of source datasets - Contribution to the MAREDAT World Ocean Atlas of Plankton Functional Types. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.818208
Luo, Yawei; Doney, Scott C; Anderson, L A; Benavides, Mar; Berman-Frank, I; Bode, Antonio; Bonnet, S; Boström, Kjärstin H; Böttjer, D; Capone, D G; Carpenter, E J; Chen, Yaw-Lin; Church, Matthew J; Dore, John E; Falcón, Luisa I; Fernández, A; Foster, R A; Furuya, Ken; Gomez, Fernando; Gundersen, Kjell; Hynes, Annette M; Karl, David Michael; Kitajima, Satoshi; Langlois, Rebecca; LaRoche, Julie; Letelier, Ricardo M; Marañón, Emilio; McGillicuddy Jr, Dennis J; Moisander, Pia H; Moore, C Mark; Mouriño-Carballido, Beatriz; Mulholland, Margaret R; Needoba, Joseph A; Orcutt, Karen M; Poulton, Alex J; Rahav, Eyal; Raimbault, Patrick; Rees, Andrew; Riemann, Lasse; Shiozaki, Takuhei; Subramaniam, Ajit; Tyrrell, Toby; Turk-Kubo, Kendra A; Varela, Manuel; Villareal, Tracy A; Webb, Eric A; White, Angelicque E; Wu, Jingfeng; Zehr, Jonathan P (2013): Global distributions of diazotrophs nitrogen fixation rates - Depth integrated values computed from a collection of source datasets - Contribution to the MAREDAT World Ocean Atlas of Plankton Functional Types. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.817715
Source data set:
Luo, Yawei; Doney, Scott C; Anderson, L A; Benavides, Mar; Berman-Frank, I; Bode, Antonio; Bonnet, S; Boström, Kjärstin H; Böttjer, D; Capone, D G; Carpenter, E J; Chen, Yaw-Lin; Church, Matthew J; Dore, John E; Falcón, Luisa I; Fernández, A; Foster, R A; Furuya, Ken; Gomez, Fernando; Gundersen, Kjell; Hynes, Annette M; Karl, David Michael; Kitajima, Satoshi; Langlois, Rebecca; LaRoche, Julie; Letelier, Ricardo M; Marañón, Emilio; McGillicuddy Jr, Dennis J; Moisander, Pia H; Moore, C Mark; Mouriño-Carballido, Beatriz; Mulholland, Margaret R; Needoba, Joseph A; Orcutt, Karen M; Poulton, Alex J; Rahav, Eyal; Raimbault, Patrick; Rees, Andrew; Riemann, Lasse; Shiozaki, Takuhei; Subramaniam, Ajit; Tyrrell, Toby; Turk-Kubo, Kendra A; Varela, Manuel; Villareal, Tracy A; Webb, Eric A; White, Angelicque E; Wu, Jingfeng; Zehr, Jonathan P (2013): Global distributions of diazotrophs abundance, biomass and nitrogen fixation rates - Collection of source datasets - Contribution to the MAREDAT World Ocean Atlas of Plankton Functional Types. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.818214
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The attached zip file contains raw data files submitted by the authors and a NetCDF file. Progressively, raw data will be imported into PANGAEA as distinct data publications related to the original sources (journal or data publications).
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