Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-259-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-259-2017
Research article
 | 
04 Apr 2017
Research article |  | 04 Apr 2017

First year of practical experiences of the new Arctic AWIPEV-COSYNA cabled Underwater Observatory in Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen

Philipp Fischer, Max Schwanitz, Reiner Loth, Uwe Posner, Markus Brand, and Friedhelm Schröder

Viewed

Total article views: 3,125 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
1,779 1,193 153 3,125 139 153
  • HTML: 1,779
  • PDF: 1,193
  • XML: 153
  • Total: 3,125
  • BibTeX: 139
  • EndNote: 153
Views and downloads (calculated since 12 Jul 2016)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 12 Jul 2016)

Cited

Latest update: 23 May 2024
Download
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.