SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean - foraminifera- Data

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19 janvier 2020
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This dataset represents a literature study on the distribution of foraminifera in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic waters. Dataset supplied in the framework of the SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean (BASO). The Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean is a collection of representative maps and syntheses on the distribution of the Southern Ocean organisms, providing a general overview of the biogeography of the Southern Ocean (s.l.) and a benchmark of current biogeographic knowledge at the end of the Census of Antarctic Marine Life. This updates the well-known and useful but largely outdated biogeographic Folios of the Antarctic Map Folio Series (American Geographical Society).

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Foraminifera; SCAR-MARBIN; CAML; BASO; Occurrence


Personne ayant créé cette ressource:

Andy Gooday
National Oceanography Centr
SO14 3ZH Southampton
02380 596353/26362
Nina Rothe
National Oceanography Centr
Samuel S. Bowser
Wadsworth Center
New York
Jan Pawlowski
3Department of Zoology and Animal Biology, University of Geneva

Personne pouvant répondre aux questions sur la ressource:

Anton Van de Putte
Natural Environment Research Council
European Way
SO14 3ZH Southampton
02380 596353/26362

Personne ayant renseigné les métadonnées:

Anton Van de Putte
Science Officer
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Rue Vautier 29
1000 Brussels

Couverture géographique

Southern Ocean and sub-Antarcitc region

Enveloppe géographique Sud Ouest [-79,483, -178,783], Nord Est [-22,93, 180]

Couverture taxonomique

Pas de description disponible

Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Foraminifera
Class Polythalamea
Order Allogromiida, Astrorhizida, Buliminida, Lagenida, Lituolida, Miliolida, Rotaliida, Textulariida, Trochamminida
Family Allogromida incertae sedis, Ammosphaeroidinidae, Astrorhizidae, Buliminidae, Cassidulinidae, Cornuspiridae, Epistomariidae, Eponididae, Glabratellidae, Glandulinidae, Hauerinidae, Lituolidae, Nonionidae, Notodendrodidae, Pseudoparrellidae, Rosalinidae, Rzehakinidae, Saccamminidae, Textulariidae, Trochamminidae

Couverture temporelle

Date de début / Date de fin 1914-01-01 / 2010-01-01

Données sur le projet

The “Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean” is a legacy of the International Polar Year 2007-2009 (www.ipy.org) and of the Census of Marine Life 2000-2010 (www.coml.org), contributed by the Census of Antarctic Marine Life (www.caml.aq) and the SCAR Marine Biodiversity Information Network (www.scarmarbin.be; www.biodiversity.aq). The “Biogeographic Atlas” is a contribution to the SCAR programmes Ant-ECO (State of the Antarctic Ecosystem) and AnT-ERA (Antarctic Thresholds- Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation) (www.scar.org/science-themes/ecosystems). The Census of Marine Life, was an ambitious ten-year long international project that was to examine the world’s oceans and log the occurrence and demise of marine species. Its principal objective was to assess the state of marine biodiversity at the start of the 21st century to enable predictions to be made about what species might inhabit oceans in the future. By supporting scientific coordination, rather than putting ships in the water, the Foundation leveraged over USD 650 million in total outlays. The Census ran until a final meeting in October 2010 in the Royal Society in London at which outcomes from the six ocean realms under study were presented. In total, some 2700 scientists from 80 nations participated in the Census, undertaking 540 research expeditions and producing over 2600 publications. The ocean realm “Ice Ocean; Arctic and Antarctic” was the responsibility of two projects – Arctic Ocean Diversity (ArcOD) for the north of the globe, and the Census of Antarctic Marine Life (CAML) for the south. Both projects worked closely together and engaged in a number of joint initiatives. CAML started its activities mid-way through the Census, in 2005, following a deci- sion to hold a third International Polar Year (IPY) in 2007–2009. The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) accepted a proposal from its Life Sciences committee that CAML should go ahead as one of fifteen biological projects to be undertaken in Antarctica during the IPY; in the event CAML turned out to be the largest of them. A key element in CAML’s success as a project was its close association with SCAR’s Marine Biodiversity Information Network (SCAR-MarBIN, www. scarmarbin.be), a data portal initiated by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, implemented by the Belgian Biodiversity Platform and supported financially by the Belgian Science Policy Office. It was accepted by SCAR as the main repository for marine biodiversity data in 2005. SCAR- MarBIN became CAML’s database.

Titre SCAR Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean
Financement Published by: The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, Scott Polar Research Institute, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1ER, United Kingdom (www.scar.org). Publication funded by: - The Census of Antarctic Marine Life (Albert P. Sloan Foundation, New York) - The TOTAL Foundation, Paris. The “Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean” shared the Cosmos Prize awarded to the Census of Marine Life by the International Osaka Expo’90 Commemorative Foundation, Tokyo, Japan. Publication supported by: - The Belgian Science Policy (Belspo), through the Belgian Scientific Research Programme on the Antarctic and the “biodiversity.aq” network (SCAR-MarBIN/ANTABIF) - The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Brussels, Belgium - The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), Cambridge, United Kingdom - The Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France - The Australian Antarctic Division, Hobart, Australia - The Scientific Steering Committee of CAML, Michael Stoddart (CAML Administrator) and Victoria Wadley (CAML Project Manager)

Les personnes impliquées dans le projet:

Anton Van de Putte

Méthodes d'échantillonnage


Etendue de l'étude Literature study
Contrôle qualité /

Description des étapes de la méthode:

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Données de collection

Nom de la collection NERC
Identifiant de collection Literature study
Identifiant de la collection parente Biodiversity.aq
Méthode de conservation des spécimens Other

Métadonnées additionnelles

marine, harvested by iOBIS