JODC Dataset

Latest version published on 11 May 2023
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Publication date:
11 May 2023
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Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 291,512 records in English (12 MB) - Update frequency: unknown
Metadata as an EML file download in English (4 KB)
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 Identified data set including about 290,000 records of the plankton observation data observed by the Japanese institutes concerned (Ministry of Environment, Fishery Agency, Meteorological Agency and Local gorvernments etc.) from 1951 to 2006.

Data Records

The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 291,512 records.

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.


The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

JODC (2013) JODC Dataset. (Available: http://www.godac.jamstec.go.jp/bismal/j/JODC_J-DOSS. Accessed: YYYY-MM-DD).


Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

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Occurrence; Occurrence


Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS