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Arctic Ocean Diversity

Arctic Ocean Diversity (ArcOD)
Arctic Ocean Diversity is an international effort to inventory biodiversity in the Arctic sea ice, water column, and sea floor from the shallow shelves to the deep basins. Scientists use a three-step approach to study the Arctic ecosystem: compilation of data from previous studies, taxonomic identification of existing samples, and the collection of organisms from under-represented animal groups and from Arctic regions that have been poorly studied.

Arctic Ocean Diversity is an effort to study the biodiversity of the Arctic marine ecosystem on a scale never before attempted. (Arctic Ocean Diversity - ArcOD)

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