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Käß, Melissa; Vedenin, Andrey; Hasemann, Christiane; Brandt, Angelika; Soltwedel, Thomas (2019): Macrofauna abundance and biomass at the LTER observatory HAUSGARTEN in 2016. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.907748, Supplement to: Käß, M et al. (2019): Community structure of macrofauna in the deep Fram Strait: A comparison between two bathymetric gradients in ice-covered and ice-free areas. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 103102, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2019.103102

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Abstract:
Macrofauna data was collected using a box corer (0.25m² sampling area). The sampled sediment from each box corer was divided into eight subsamples (pseudoreplicates). The uppermost 12 cm of these subsamples were analyzed. Each subsample was processed through a 500-µm mesh size sieve. After sieving, residuals were fixed with 100% ethanol and stored at room temperature. Macrofaunal organisms were identified to the lowest possible taxonomical level. Whenever identification to species level was not possible, the sample was identified to the next identifiable taxonomical category and assigned a putative species name (e.g., 'Hesionidae genus sp. 1', 'Hesionidae genus sp. 2'). Posterior fragments, exuviae, xenobionts, meiofauna taxa (Nematoda, Ostracoda, Harpacticoida) and empty tubes were excluded from the analysis. Biomass (blotted wet weight, ww) was determined by weighing each specimen. Shelled organisms, such as mollusks, were weight in their shells.
Coverage:
Median Latitude: 79.014661 * Median Longitude: 2.266441 * South-bound Latitude: 78.817000 * West-bound Longitude: -5.432000 * North-bound Latitude: 79.139000 * East-bound Longitude: 7.001000
Date/Time Start: 2016-06-27T07:47:00 * Date/Time End: 2016-07-11T00:40:00
Minimum ELEVATION: -2603.2 m a.s.l. * Maximum ELEVATION: -995.0 m a.s.l.
Event(s):
PS99/042-14 (HG_IV) * Latitude: 79.064830 * Longitude: 4.181000 * Date/Time: 2016-06-27T07:47:00 * Elevation: -2462.5 m * Location: North Greenland Sea * Campaign: PS99.2 (ARK-XXX/1.2) * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Giant box corer (GKG)
PS99/048-13 (EG_IV) * Latitude: 78.817170 * Longitude: -2.734170 * Date/Time: 2016-06-30T22:50:00 * Elevation: -2603.2 m * Location: North Greenland Sea * Campaign: PS99.2 (ARK-XXX/1.2) * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Giant box corer (GKG)
PS99/049-3 * Latitude: 78.849830 * Longitude: -3.964000 * Date/Time: 2016-07-01T16:21:00 * Elevation: -1970.7 m * Location: North Greenland Sea * Campaign: PS99.2 (ARK-XXX/1.2) * Basis: Polarstern * Method/Device: Giant box corer (GKG)
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethod/DeviceComment
1Event labelEventKäß, Melissa
2Station labelStationKäß, Melissa
3LATITUDELatitudeKäß, MelissaGeocode
4LONGITUDELongitudeKäß, MelissaGeocode
5ELEVATIONElevationm a.s.l.Käß, MelissaGeocode – Depth
6ReplicateReplicateKäß, MelissaSubsample
7PhylumPhylumKäß, Melissa
8FamilyFamilyKäß, Melissa
9GenusGenusKäß, Melissa
10SpeciesSpeciesKäß, Melissa
11SpeciesSpeciesKäß, MelissaSpecies name
12CharacterCharKäß, Melissa
13Biomass, wet massBiom wmgKäß, MelissaUncorrected biomass
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