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RRS James Clark Ross cruise in Antartica
RRS James Clark Ross cruise in Antarctica©

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Biological and chemical data

An illustration of our biological and chemical data coverage is provided to enable you to see the data we hold. These data are available by request from the BODC Enquiries Officer. A limited amount of data collected by biological sensors, such as optical plankton counters or fluorometers, in time or depth series are now available for online delivery via our all data series facility.

Inventories, catalogues and directories

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