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Language Name Name source
EnglishArctic Ocean(1953). Limits of oceans and seas. 3rd edition. IHO Special Publication, 23. International Hydrographic Organization (IHO): Monaco. 38 pp. (look up in RoR)   
PlaceType IHO Sea Area 
Latitude 79° 8' 19.1" N (79.13864°)  
Longitude 3° 14' 20.3" W (-3.23897°)  
Min. Lat 51° 8' 36.9" N (51.1436°)  
Min. Long 180° 0' 0" W (-180°)  
Max. Lat 90° 0' 0" N (90°)  
Max. Long 180° 0' 0" E (180°)  
Source (1953). Limits of oceans and seas. 3rd edition. IHO Special Publication, 23. International Hydrographic Organization (IHO): Monaco. 38 pp. (look up in RoR)
Notes Previous coordinates (en): Latitude: 84.86489; Longitude: -5.20258; minLong: -180; minLat: 71.38751; maxLat: 90; maxLong: 180; precision: 1037105 meter (geometry updated 2020-01-22 to also reflect seas lying within IHO sea area)    
Part of  World Oceans (World)  [view hierarchy]   
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Datasets covering
the whole area
Alaska Ocean Observing System
Arctic Register of Marine Species
Canadian Register of Marine Species
Deep-sea Meiobenthos
European Ocean Biodiversity Information System
European Register of Marine Species version 1
MANUELA Database
Nematodes of the central Arctic Ocean
Oslo database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)
Datasets covering
part of the area
Arctic Benthic Fauna (Svalbard)
Arctic hard-bottom fauna [Jan Mayen I.] (Jan Mayen)
Arctic hard-bottom fauna [Svalbard] (Svalbard)
Arctic Meiofauna Succession (Svalbard)
Arctic soft-sediment macrobenthos (Svalbard)
Atlas of the Marine Fauna of Southern Spitzbergen (Spitsbergen)
Benthic fauna around Franz Josef Land (Franz Jozef Land)
Benthic Fauna in the Barents Sea (Barentsz Sea)
Benthic fauna in the Kara Sea (Kara Sea)
Benthic fauna in the Pechora Sea (Pechora Sea)
Benthic fauna of Spitsbergen fjords (Spitsbergen)
BIODAFF (IOPAS-PML) (Spitsbergen)
BIODAFF (PML-AWI) (Barentsz Sea, Svalbard)
BIODAFF (PML-IOPAS) (Spitsbergen)
BIODAFF (PML-Tromso) (Spitsbergen)
Clamshell mapping (Jan Mayen, Svalbard)
Environmental survey in the Isfjorden complex (Spitsbergen)
ICES EcoSystemData (Norwegian Sea, Greenland Sea)
Kamchatka crab monitoring (Barentsz Sea)
Kongsfjorden monitoring data - grid - 2006 (Spitsbergen)
Kongsfjorden monitoring data of soft bottom benthos (Svalbard)
Kongsfjorden/Spitsbergen - soft bottom fauna (Spitsbergen)
Macrobenthos from the Norwegian waters (Norwegian Sea)
Meiobenthos and nematodes from the continental shelf of the Laptev Sea (Laptev Sea)
Meiofauna from Kongsfjord (Spitsbergen Arctic) (Spitsbergen)
Nematodes from Kongsfjord, Svalbard (Svalbard)
North East Atlantic Taxa (Norwegian Sea)
Offshore ref. stations, North/Norwegian sea (Norwegian Sea, Barentsz Sea)
Offshore reference stations (Finnmark) (Barentsz Sea)
Offshore reference stations, Norwegian/Barents Sea (Norwegian Sea, Barentsz Sea)
Oslo database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop) (Pechora Sea)
Polish Arctic Marine Programme (Svalbard)
Russian barnacle geese (White Sea)
Soft bottom fauna in Balsfjord, northern Norway (Balsfjord)
Soft bottom fauna in the Barents Sea (Barentsz Sea)
Svalbard Tidal Zone data (Svalbard)
Tidal Zone Project (Spitsbergen)
Trondheimsfjord benthos monitoring (Trondheimsfjorden)
Edit history Last edited on 2021-01-22 11:36:24 by Lonneville Britt
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