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Core IOOS Variables

The 26 U.S. IOOS core variables:
Acidity
Bathymetry
Bottom Character
Colored Dissolved Organic Matter
Contaminants
Dissolved Nutrients
Dissolved Oxygen
Fish Abundance
Fish Species
Heat Flux
Ice Distribution
Ocean Color
Optical Properties
Partial Pressure of CO2
Pathogens
Phytoplankton Species
Salinity
Sea Level
Stream Flow
Surface Currents
Surface Waves
Temperature
Total Suspended Matter
Wind Speed and Direction
Zooplankton Abundance

Zooplankton Species

The 11 U.S. IOOS Additional Biological Variables:

Phytoplankton Abundance

Coral species/abundance

Invertebrate species/abundance

Marine mammal species/abundance

Microbial species/abundance/activity

Sea birds species/abundance

Sea turtles species/abundance

Submerged aquatic vegetation species/abundance

Biological vital rates

Nekton diet

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