Zooplankton survey of Oneida Lake, New York, 1964 to present

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This dataset contains information on the crutacean zooplankton in Oneida Lake and is part of the collection "Cornell Oneida Lake Data". The Cornell Biological Field Station (CBFS) serves as a primary field site for aquatic research at Cornell University (more information can be found at and is part of the Department of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University. The centerpiece of the station's research program is a 60-year database on the food web of Oneida Lake, New York, that has been collected with support from the Cornell University Brown Endowment and from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The data are collected by personnel from the Cornell Biological Field Station and include limnology, benthos, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and fish survey data, primarily from Oneida Lake and spanning 1957 to the present. This data package contains biomass, density, and average size data for zooplankton collected at six sites on Oneida Lake, NY from 1964 to present. The data package also contains a location table with latitude and longitude of each sampling site as well as a table containing common name, scientific name, taxonomic data, and taxonomic serial number (ITIS) for each of the taxon used in the primary tables.

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This data package must be uncompressed for use. In addition to the data described above, it includes an Ecological Metadata Language (EML) record, which describes in considerable detail the contents of the data table(s), methods, usage rights, and other information. All users of these data are strongly encouraged to review this EML record. This data set is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License: Users of this data set are very strongly encouraged to check with the data set Owner or the individual listed as the Contact for this data set to verify that they have the most current and correct version of the data. Users should notify the data set Owner/Contact to describe their intended use of the data set, including planned publications, and are encouraged to supply the Owner/Contact with a copy of any publication or derivative work using or citing the data set.


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Copepods; Community Structure; Food-web dynamics; Lakes; Zooplankton; Oneida Lake, New York; Madison County, New York; Oneida County, New York; Onondaga County, New York; Oswego County, New York; Cladocerans


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The authoritative copy of this dataset resides in The Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity (KNB). KNB will contain the most recently updated version of the "Zooplankton survey of Oneida Lake, New York, 1964 to present" dataset. The KNB ID is kgordon.17.67.

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Lars G. Rudstam. 2008. Zooplankton survey of Oneida Lake, New York, 1964 to present. KNB Data Repository. kgordon.17.67.

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2016-02-04 14:32:26
This is updated data through 2014.
2008-08-06 14:18:25
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