Sea ice biota in the North Pole area, High Arctic Basin (2005-2012)

Field ice cores are sampled from drifting ice camps during one month per year, every year from 2005 to 2012 . The sampling area is a mezopolygon nearby the North Pole. Data are stored in the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). This is a joint project of the RAS and the National Hydromet Modernization Project that is called PanArctic Ice Camp Expedition (PAICEX). PAICEX is the Science Project ( to investigate the relationships among physical, chemical and biological processes in the Central Arctic Ocean and represents the most complex interdisciplinary study ever undertaken in the Arctic.

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Creator Igor Melnikov;Olga S. Liubina;P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology
Publisher Canadian Cryospheric Information Network
Contributor Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program - CAFF
Publication Year 2010
Rights Limited
Language English
Discipline Environmental Research
Spatial Coverage (90N-90N,180W-180E)
Temporal Coverage Begin 2005-01-01T11:59:59Z
Temporal Coverage End 2012-12-31T11:59:59Z