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meta key # crab002
dataset or series of data Infaunal macroinvertebrates, SERC, Edgewater, MD
keywords Chesapeake Bay, estuary, infaunal invertebrates, long-term monitoring
originator Hines, A. H.
file format ascii text column format
platform Windows
study site locale Rhode River, Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
beginning date 19791022
ongoing? yes
ending date  
meas. freq. 5-8 times/year
site size  
# of stations 5
west longitude -76.55
east longitude -76.55
north latitude 38.87
south latitude 38.87
parameters Sample period, Date, Station, Core, Species (# of each species, core)
current sharing status available to collaborators
current advertising status scientific publications, lectures, SERC public site
abstract Populations of infaunal macroinvertebrates in the Rhode River subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay were monitored starting in October 1979. Samples were collected bimonthly from late March to early December.
additional documentation / reference article Hines, A. H. et al. 1987. Estuarine invertebrates and fish: sampling design and constraints for long-term measurements of population dynamics. New Approaches to Monitoring Ecosystems. ASTM STP 940. T. P. Boyle, Ed., American Society for Testing and Materials. Philadelphia, pp. 140-164. and see file: benthics.doc

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