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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ocean Sci., 13, 259-272, 2017
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Research article
04 Apr 2017
First year of practical experiences of the new Arctic AWIPEV-COSYNA cabled Underwater Observatory in Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen
Philipp Fischer et al.
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Short summary
We observed oceanographic and community data from October 2013 to November 2014 in the shallow waters of Kongsfjorden on the western coast of Svalbard (Norway) using remote controlled hydrographic and optic sensors. Daily vertical profiles of temperature, salinity, and turbidity were sampled together with stereo images of the macrobiotic community, including fish. A distinct seasonal cycle in total species abundances was found with surprisingly high animal counts during the polar winter.
We observed oceanographic and community data from October 2013 to November 2014 in the shallow...