AFSC/ABL: Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (GLOBEC) fish and oceanography data

Metadata Updated: March 26, 2021

Understanding the processes that regulate early marine survival of salmon is a major goal of the Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (GLOBEC) Northeast Pacific (NEP) program. Faster growth and larger body size are generally associated with higher marine survival for most species of juvenile salmon, which experience relatively high mortality rates during early marine life. The interaction between the temporal-spatial distribution of juvenile salmon, growth performance, environmental conditions, and stage-specific survival are critical to understanding how physical and biological factors contribute to production and survival, and influence the mechanisms, magnitude, location, and timing of marine mortality. The northern Coastal Gulf of Alaska (CGOA) is a highly productive, down-welling based system where freshwater runoff and winds dominate the physical processes on the shelf. The physical environment changes at different spatial and temporal scales, which is believed to influence inter-annual variability in distribution, feeding, growth, and survival of juvenile salmon. Pink salmon are the upper trophic level target species of GLOBEC, however, the overarching programmatic goal is to enhance our understanding of the processes driving the physical structure and biological productivity of the highly dynamic CGOA system.

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Metadata Date March 18, 2021
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 26, 2021
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Harvested from NMFS AFSC

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date March 18, 2021
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date March 26, 2021
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Guid gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:17242
Access Constraints Cite As: Alaska Fisheries Science Center, [Date of Access]: AFSC/ABL: Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (GLOBEC) fish and oceanography data [Data Date Range],, Access Constraints: There are no legal restrictions on access to the data. They reside in public domain and can be freely distributed. This database is served to the public from Woods Hole. | Use Constraints: User must read and fully comprehend the metadata prior to use. Data should not be used beyond the limits of the source scale. Acknowledgement of NOAA, as the source from which these data were obtained, in any publications and/or other representations of these data is suggested. | Distribution Liability: The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -137.196167
Bbox North Lat 60.040667
Bbox South Lat 54.29
Bbox West Long -157.4515
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2001
Temporal Extent End 2004

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