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North East Atlantic Seafloor Litter Data 1992-2014

Thomas Maes
CEFAS Seafloor litter data obtained by research vessel fish and environmental surveys in North East Atlantic waters 1992 -2014. Data from 3 particular survey series, the International Bottom Trawl Survey (IBTS), the ICES Ground Fish Surveys (Q4SW) and the Clean Seas Environment Monitoring Programme (CSEMP) survey from 1992 to 2014, using the classification system according to Galgani et al., 2013. Galgani, F., Hanke, G., Werner, S., Oosterbaan, L., Nilsson, P., Fleet, D., Kinsey, S., Thompson,...

CLiP Vanuatu Microplastics in water 2018

This dataset contains 2 csv files. One file contains data on microplastic abundance expressed in number of particles from 12 transects in Port Vila Bay and Mele Bay in Efate Island (Vanuatu) in 2018 with indication of volume and surface surveyed and transect info (duration, coordinates, comments). The file also contains information on blank used and contamination checks. The other file contains spectrum analysis of particles carried out with a ATR-FTIR. A READ-ME text file...

North Sea phytoplankton pigments 2010 to 2011

Veronique Creach
These data contain information about the individual accessory pigments of phytoplankton measured by High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) from two North Sea International Bottom Trawl Surveys in 2010 and 2011. These have been applied like a 'fingerprint' to identify phytoplankton functional types (PFT's). 10L water samples were taken from niskin bottles on a rosette fired at various depths, or from the continuous flow ferrybox water supply (approx. 4m water depth) in adverse weather conditions. Water...

Shelf Sea Biogeochemistry - East of Celtic Deep Lander

Tom Hull
This data set consists of biogeochemical sensor data from seabed moorings. The mooring consists of a 3-legged stainless steel "minilander" 1.5 meters high. The biogeochemical sensors are mounted at 1 meter above the seabed. Temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, chlorophyll fluorescence, turbidity where fitted to a Cefas ESM2 data logger. These instruments gathered data for 5 minutes every 30 minutes. Sensors were validated against in-situ samples during deployment and recovery. Fluorometers were standardised using fluorosphere beads....

Mnemiopsis Ecology Modelling and Observation

David Morris
This dataset has been extracted as part of an exercise to assemble "all" Cefas Temperature Data and publish it in a Data paper. It is one of 17 Cefas data sources assembled. The MEMO (Mnemiopsis Ecology Modelling and Observation) Project was part of a wider sampling programme in collaboration with Ifremer and ULCO (France), ILVO (Belgium) and Deltares (Netherlands). The data collected were used to produce models (e.g. an Individual Biological Model, and hydrodynamic, ecosystem...

RSMP Baseline Dataset

Keith Cooper
This dataset was compiled for the Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan (RSMP) baseline assessment reported in Cooper and Barry (2017). The dataset comprises of 33,198 macrofaunal samples (83% with associated data on sediment particle size composition) covering large parts of the UK continental shelf. Whilst most samples come from existing datasets, also included are 2,500 new samples collected specifically for the purpose of this study. These new samples were collected during 2014-2016 from the main English...

The Canyons - Infauna - 2017

Paul McIlwaine
These data are counts of infauna derived from the analysis of 37 samples collected at The Canyons MCZ in May and June 2017 on board the RV Cefas Endeavour. It also includes marine litter data recorded on the SACFOR scale. Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) are a new form of Marine Protected Area (MPAs) created under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 which will protect a range of nationally important habitats and species. By protecting...

Virus shedding and food consumption in KHV challenged carp

Nicola McPherson
This dataset details feeding behaviour and mucus virus titres of 20 carp (Cyprinus carpio) challenged with Koi Herpes Virus (KHV). Twenty carp (E1-E20) were bath challenged with KHV for four hours at 23 degrees Celsius. Five control carp (CA-CE) were mock challenged under the same conditions. KHV challenged and control fish were maintained in separate locations but under the same conditions. Fish were fed up to 40 food pellets daily and the number of uneaten...

Georeferenced data of wind turbines in the North Sea: 2016

Nicola McPherson
Gridded data, in ascii text format, of wind turbines at the spatial extent of the North Sea (2016). Data are produced at three different spatial resolutions: 0.1, 0.25 and 0.5 decimal degree, respectively. Values represent estimated proportion of grid cell occupied by structures. Data were processed and aggregated from Kingfisher Awareness Charts (http://www.kis‑orca.eu/) to support projects under the INSITE (INfluence of man-made Structures In The Ecosystem) programme.

Georeferenced data of oil and gas platforms in the North Sea: 2011-2012

Nicola McPherson
Gridded data, in ascii text format, of oil and gas platforms at the spatial extent of the North Sea (2012). Data are produced at three different spatial resolutions: 0.1, 0.25 and 0.5 decimal degree, respectively. Values represent estimated proportion of grid cell occupied by structures. Data were processed and aggregated from the fixed platform database (http://oilandgasuk.co.uk, October 2012) to support projects under the INSITE (INfluence of man-made Structures In The Ecosystem) programme.

Cefas 1976 Phytoplankton Cruise Series

David Morris
This dataset has been extracted as part of an exercise to assemble "all" Cefas Temperature Data and publish it in a Data paper. It is one of 17 Cefas data sources assembled. A series of 12 cruises was carried out in 1976 by DFR staff to investigate the distribution, abundance, mortality and main predators of planktonic fish eggs and larvae of important commercial fish species (e.g. plaice, cod). The cruises secondary aims included the investigation...

International (ICES) and national (UK) fish stock and shellfish stock data from 2021 assessment year

The dataset collected includes assessment output relating to the years from 1905 to 2021 inclusive for annual estimates of the following variables for each stock: the annual recruitment estimate; the stock size (spawning stock biomass); landings (tonnes of fish brought to shore); catches (tonnes of fish caught at sea); fishing pressure (a fishing mortality rate); the target fishing mortality that will achieve maximum sustainable yield in the long term (Fmsy); upper and lower range estimates...

Georeferenced data of wrecks in the North Sea: 2016

Nicola McPherson
Gridded data, in ascii text format, of wrecks at the spatial extent of the North Sea (2012). Data are produced at three different spatial resolutions: 0.1, 0.25 and 0.5 decimal degree, respectively. Values represent estimated proportion of grid cell occupied by structures. Source data, obtained upon request from the Wreck Site (https://www.wrecksite.eu/), were processed and aggregated to support projects under the INSITE (INfluence of man-made Structures In The Ecosystem) programme.

Benthic Genera Presence and Absence in the North Sea from 1990 to 2011

Distribution data for benthic genera in the North Sea, covering a 22-year timespan from 1990 to 2011. This data accompanies the manuscript “Capturing threshold responses of marine benthos along gradients of natural and anthropogenic change”, by E. Couce, G.H. Engelhard and M. Schratzberger, Journal of Applied Ecology, in press. It was obtained from re-analysis of OBIS benthic data supplemented with benthic survey data collected by Cefas in the same period, with the study region partitioned...

CLiP Belize Marine Litter Abundance and Composition 2019

This dataset contains 2 csv files. The file Belize_Marine_Litter_Data.csv contains data on litter found on marine beaches, river banks and along city canals in Belize between May and June 2019. The number of items and the weight in kg is reported for each litter category. The list of litter categories was obtain merging OSPAR and Tangaroa Blue protocols with the addition of region-specific items. Item categories marked with '*' were added during the operations in...

Cefas Lowestoft Sample Data Management System

David Morris
This dataset has been extracted as part of an exercise to assemble "all" Cefas Temperature Data and publish it in a Data paper. It is one of 17 Cefas data sources assembled. The Lowestoft Sample Data Management System (LSDM) was the tool used for tracking the ingestion, processing and analysis of marine water, sediment and radiological samples. It was replaced by the Cefas Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in 2015. This dataset is an extract...

Cefas Fishing Survey System

David Morris
This dataset has been extracted as part of an exercise to assemble "all" Cefas Temperature Data and publish it in a Data paper. It is one of 17 Cefas data sources assembled. The Fishing Survey System (FSS) is a purpose–built database used to hold and maintain Cefas fish survey data, primarily from government mandated surveys. This SQL database holds the main research and charter vessel fishing surveys data from 1901 to present. It includes station,...

Cefas Fisheries Ecology Research Programme

David Morris
This dataset has been extracted as part of an exercise to assemble "all" Cefas Temperature Data and publish it in a Data paper. It is one of 17 Cefas data sources assembled. Diurnal and seasonal changes in water temperature in South Wales estuaries and saltmarshes. Data were collected in 1995 and 1996 from three estuarine locations in South Wales during a study of the thermal experience and tolerance of estuarine animals. The data comprise hourly...

Fladen experimental fishing impact recovery data - Seabed imagery analysis

Total counts and derived abundance codes of individual taxa identified from video files still photographs of the seabed and total counts of nephrops burrows identified from video files, with associated station information. The digital video and still photographs were acquired from cameras mounted on a camera sledge frame at sampling stations located within six experimental boxes (three treatments and three control) during a fishing impact recovery survey within the Fladen Grounds. Data were collected at...

Monthly average non-algal Suspended Particulate Matter concentrations

Tiago Silva
Spatially gridded, monthly average of non-algal Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM). Based on satellite derived Ifremer OC5 algorithm (Gohin et al 2011). Interpolated and merged data from SeaWiFS, MODIS, MERIS and VIIRS satellite sensors. Based on Gohin et al (2005) OC5 algorithm that jointly estimates the load of Chlorophyll and non-algal suspended particulate matter. This algorithm has been validated against in-situ coastal observations for the English Channel and Bay of Biscay (Gohin, 2011) and modified to...

Quantitative sediment composition predictions for the north-west European continental shelf

Spatial predictions of the fractions of mud, sand and gravel as continuous response variables for the north-west European continental shelf. Mud, sand and gravel fractions range from 0-1 (i.e. 0-100%). These fractions were generated from two additive log-ratios (ALR), ALRs and ALRm which are independent, unconstrained response variables. These raw predictions as rasters are also included presented in the attached dataset. Predicted fractions have been combined to predict the likely sediment classification based on the...

Reconstruction of North Sea trawling effort 1985-2015

Spatial distribution of total international otter and beam trawling fishing effort, for all ICES rectangles (0.5 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude) of the North Sea, covering a 31-year time span from 1985 to 2015. The dataset was largely reconstructed using compiled effort data from 7 fishing effort time-series and completed by estimations of missing data. Lat and Long coordinates in the data represent the centre of each ICES rectangle. For the 31-year period from...

Seawater salinity trend analysis for the North East Atlantic (North West European Shelf)

This gridded data product provides a trend analysis to estimate the changes in Seawater Salinity at sea surface and near sea bed for the North West European Shelf from 1st January 1985 to 30th June 2014 at 7 Km spatial resolution. Monthly and seasonal trend values were generated by applying a Generalised Additive Model (GAM) on a time series of modelling output data for Salinity at 7 Km spatial resolution from the North West Shelf...

CLiP Solomon Islands Marine Litter Abundance and Composition

This dataset contains 2 csv files. The file Solomon_Marine_Litter_Data.csv contains data on litter found on marine beaches in Solomon Islands between November 2018 and January 2019. The number of itemsis reported for each litter category. The list of litter categories was obtain merging OSPAR and Tangaroa Blue protocols with the addition of region-specific items, which are marked with '*'. An array of metadata (location names, survey date, GPS coordinates in decimal degrees) is also reported...

Fladen experimental fishing impact recovery data - Acoustic data

Output imagery of multibeam echosounder backscatter (tiffs) from within six experimental boxes (three treatments and three control) during a fishing impact recovery survey within the Fladen Grounds. Data were collected at three time points (before impact (time 0), immediately after impact (time 1) and 8 months after impact (time 2) during two research surveys on the RV Cefas Endeavour in April 2015 and November 2015. One hundred percent multibeam bathymetry and backscatter data were acquired...

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