BioBasis Nuuk - Microarthropods - Microarthropod emergence

Soil samples are collected with a soil corer from which the organisms are extracted in a heat extractor by gradually heating up. Samples are taken from permanent plots 3 times during the snow free season. Microorganisms are indentified and counted by specialists in Denmark. For further details, please refer to the newest BioBasis manual available at the website. Microarthropods:Microarthropods BioBasis Nuuk:The BioBasis programme monitors the dynamics of organisms and biological processes in the terrestrial and limnic ecosystems at Zackenberg and Nuuk. The BioBasis programme plays a central role in the development and implementation of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP) across the Arctic.

Data and Resources

Dataset extent

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Citation Read the GEM terms of use and how to cite: For example: Data were provided by the Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring Programme. Dataset: BioBasis Nuuk - Microarthropods - Microarthropod emergence. (10.17897/FJFP-7318) [download date: 2021-05-18]
  • Author Name: Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring
Temporal coverage
  • Temporal coverage start: 2009-06-12  Temporal coverage end: 2019-09-17
Spatial coverage { "coordinates": [ -51.38, 64.13 ], "type": "Point" }
Station greenland-institute-of-natural-resources
Variable measured
  • Variable name: Date  Variable description: Date of sampling  Variable unit: Date  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Observer  Variable description: Name or abbreviation of field worker(s)  Variable unit: Text  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Sorting  Variable description: Sorting location; BIOS_AU: Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark  Variable unit: Text  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Plot  Variable description: Plot ID  Variable unit: Text  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Sample  Variable description: Sample ID  Variable unit: Text  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Taxon  Variable description: Name of taxon  Variable unit: Text  Variable URL:
  • Variable name: Count  Variable description: Number per m2  Variable unit: Number  Variable URL:
Measurement Technique
    Date published 2019-01-01
    Date modified
    • Publisher name: Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring  Publisher URL: