Identification

Title

Hakai Marine Sampling Survey - BC Central Coast - 2014

Alternative title(s)

Marine Sampling Survey - 2014 Archive - Central Coast

Abstract

The 2014 marine sampling surveys layer is combination of multiple oceanography testing sites for the Hakai Institute. Sampling occurs all over the Central Coast of British Columbia with a focus around Kwakshua Channel / Calvert Island / Rivers Inlet / and the Outer Shores NW of Calvert Island. Data is displayed as points to reflect the repeated site visits to sampling sites. Brian Hunt is the principal investigator for the marine sampling program. Because it is difficult to maintain the position of the boat in a single point under all conditions the locations are as accurate as possible. Data is typically gathered using the vessels Hakai Explorer, Hakai Express, and Hakai Diver. A number of methods are used to collect data. Data gathering methods are summarized below: Conductivity Temperature Depth (CTD). CTD is collected using a probe dropped from a point to just above the bathymetric surface to gain a profile of the water column. Data is collected / processed to gather only the drop data / and stored by the marine sampling program. CTD is the most commonly used method for marine sampling. Particulate Organic Matter (POM). POM is collected and processed in the labs at the Hakai field station. Plankton Tows are collected at select sites using the Hakai Explorer vessel with a tow rig dropped and data is collected and processed in the field and at the Hakai facility. Other information collected: Chlorophyll + Secci-disk A number of individuals at Hakai work in marine sampling program which is headed by Brian Hunt. For further enquiries contact: bhunt@eos.ubc.ca Surveys: Rivers_Inlet_Survey Queen_Charlotte_Sound_Survey Plankton_Tow Outer_Shores_Survey North_Herring Microbe_Sampling_Events Kwakshua Koeye DO13C Chlorophyll Burke_Channel_Survey South_Herring_Survey Attributes: Station - Common name of the station. 2-3 letter code representing the survey and a number representing the site location along the transect. Survey - Name of the survey - typically named after the general marine channel / zone of the survey. Longitude - x axis location information. Latitude - y axis location information. Approximat - depth (approximate) in meters - gathered in the field using a depth sounder. Status - status of the survey (active or not) CTD_Profil - yes / no - is a CTD profile collected at this site? Secchi_Dis - yes / no - is a Secchi Disk measurement collected at this site? P_O_M - yes / no - is a POM collected at this site? Nutrients - are nutrients sampled at this site? What depths are they collected in meters? Chlorophyl - yes / no - is Chlorophyll sampled at this site? Plankton_T - is plankton sampled at this site? What sampling technique is used? Size of mesh / sampling depth in meters / equipment used. DO13C - Is DO13C collected at this site and how is it collected (surface sample or other?). Frequency - Frequency of sampling effort for this location. Comments - additional information / details from the survey crew.

Resource type

dataset

Resource locator

https://hecate.hakai.org/auth/access-request.php#

protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link

name: Hakai Data Access Online Request Form

description: Online form for requesting access to particular datasets owned by Hakai

http://hakai.maps.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=3005e2960e3c47a5b47812d113c1c190

protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link

name: Hakai's ArcGIS Online Platform (restricted access)

description: Hakai's AGOL Instance is the platform for Access and online use of this dataset/'s reference layer

Unique resource identifier

code

codeSpace

Dataset language

eng

Spatial reference system

authority code

EPSG

code identifying the spatial reference system

3857

Classification of spatial data and services

Topic category

oceans

biota

Keywords

Keyword set

keyword value

Downloadable Data

originating controlled vocabulary

Keyword set

keyword value

marine

sample

hakai

oceanography

archive

CTD

conductivity

temperature

secchi

plankton

microbe

calvert

ocean

science

Geographic location

West bounding longitude

-128.61968994140625

East bounding longitude

-127.24639892578124

North bounding latitude

52.08625733233839

South bounding latitude

51.395778392663175

Temporal reference

Temporal extent

Begin position

End position

Dataset reference date

date type

creation

effective date

2014-08-21

date type

publication

effective date

2015-12-06

Frequency of update

Quality and validity

Lineage

Conformity

Data format

name of format

Shapefile

version of format

ESRI

Constraints related to access and use

Constraint set

Use constraints

Appropriate credit must be given to Hakai Institute and the authors of the dataset.

Responsible organisations

Responsible party

organisation name

Hakai Institute

full postal address

1002 Wharf Street - Suite 100

Victoria

V8W1T4

telephone number

+1 (250) 590 3306

email address

data@hakai.org

responsible party role

pointOfContact

Responsible party

organisation name

Hakai Institute

email address

responsible party role

processor

Metadata on metadata

Metadata point of contact

organisation name

Hakai Institute

email address

responsible party role

publisher

Metadata date

2018-10-17T23:09:41

Metadata language

eng