ready Continuous Plankton Recorder Survey

Abbreviation:CPR Survey

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The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) Survey has been monitoring the pulse of the oceans through the plankton since 1931. The CPR is a robust and reliable instrument designed to capture plankton samples over huge areas of ocean. The CPR is usually towed from the stern of volunteer merchant ships such as RoRo and Container Ships. However this versatile recorder has also been deployed from large sailing vessels, fishing boats and super tankers. The methodology has been used across the world's oceans, as well as in the North Sea, the Mediterranean, the Baltic, and in freshwater lakes.


Countries that developed this resource United Kingdom

Created in 1931

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Record added: July 20, 2020, 7:34 a.m.
Record updated: July 20, 2020, 8 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.

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