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Title: Zooplankton survey of Oneida Lake, New York, 1975 - 2006
Authors: Rudstam, Lars
Mills, Edward
Keywords: Copepods
Community Structure
Food-web dynamics
Oneida Lake, New York
Madison County, New York
Oneida County, New York
Onondaga County, New York
Oswego County, New York
Issue Date: 6-Aug-2008
Abstract: The Cornell Biological Field Station (CBFS) serves as a primary field site for aquatic research at Cornell University (more information can be found at and is part of the Department of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The centerpiece of the station's research program is a 50-year database on the food web of Oneida Lake, New York, that has been collected with support from the Cornell University Brown Endowment and from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The data are collected by personnel from the Cornell Biological Field Station and include limnology, benthos, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and fish survey data, primarily from Oneida Lake and spanning 1957 to the present. This data package contains biomass, density, and average size data for zooplankton collected at six sites on Oneida Lake, NY from 1975 to 2006. The data package also contains a location table with latitude and longitude of each of the sampling sites as well as a table containing common name, scientific name, and taxonomic serial number for each of the taxon codes used in the primary table.
Description: This data package must be uncompressed for use. In addition to the data described above, it includes an Ecological Metadata Language (EML) record, which describes in considerable detail the contents of the data table(s), methods, usage rights, and other information. All users of these data are strongly encouraged to review this EML record.
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