Plankton database of the arctic seas


The Barents Sea plankton database includes phytoplankton (Figure 1, Table 1) and zooplankton samples (Figure 2, Table 2). The total number of stations with phytoplankton samples is 617 and 246 with zooplankton.


Distribution of stations with phytoplankton samples
Figure 1 - Distribution of stations with phytoplankton samples in the Barents, White, and Kara Seas (1999-2011).

Table 1 - Distribution of stations with phytoplankton samples in the Barents Sea, White Sea, and the Kara Sea (1999-2011)
YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
1999 - - - - - - 7 - - 36 4 3 50
2000 2 4 16 3 4 3 4 3 2 3 5 7 56
2001 5 6 - 2 6 1 - - - - - - 20
2002 6 22 2 6 1 - - - - 13 16 - 66
2003 - 2 3 8 24 - 14 28 9 3 11 34 136
2004 1 7 - 1 4 1 23 2 16 - - 5 60
2005 3 8 11 16 3 1 8 2 11 1 3 22 89
2006 - 3 2 3 - 1 8 7 11 8 - - 43
2007 - - 13 2 4 1 1 30 20 11 - 2 84
2008 - - - - - - 3 - - - - - 3
2009 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
2010 - - - - - 1 - - 3 5 - - 9
2011 - - - - - - - 1 - - - - 1
Total 17 52 47 41 46 9 68 73 72 80 39 73 617

Distribution of stations with the Barents Sea zooplankton samples
Figure 2 - Distribution of stations with the Barents Sea zooplankton samples (2001-2010)

Table 2 - Distribution of stations with the Barents Sea zooplankton samples (2001-2010)
YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2001 - - - - - - 59 - - - - - 59
2004 - - - - - - 9 - - - - - 9
2005 - - - - - - 10 - 9 - - - 19
2006 - - - - - 1 12 38 11 7 - - 70
2007 - - - - - - - 16 27 - - - 43
2008 - - - - - - 15 8 - - - - 23
2009 - - - - - - - 6 - - - - 6
2010 - - - - - - - - 8 9 - - 17
Total - - - - - 1 105 68 55 16 - - 246