Data Set Citation:
When using this data, please cite the data package:
NCEAS 7280: Harvell: The ecology of marine diseases (Extended) , National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis , and Ward J.
Marine Disease and Temperature Database
nceas.282.5 (https://knb.ecoinformatics.org:443/knb/metacat/nceas.282.5/nceas)
General Information:
Title:Marine Disease and Temperature Database
Identifier:nceas.282
Alternate Identifier:TempMarineDisease022002.txt
Abstract:
This table is the start of what could end up being a database containing searchable information regarding , disease, geographic location, host, temperature, range, pathogen, ect. It is only in the early stages. It contains information taken from literature regarding ocean diseases in corals, mollusks, turtles and echinoderms. This table was generated March 20, 2002.
Keywords:None:
  • Echinoderms
None:
  • disease
None:
  • Turtles
None:
  • Mollusks
None:
  • Parasitism
None:
  • Corals
None:
  • Fish
None:
  • Marine
Data Table, Image, and Other Data Details:
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File
Data Table:TempMarineDisease022002.txt ( View Metadata | Download File download)

Involved Parties

Data Set Creators:
Organization:NCEAS 7280: Harvell: The ecology of marine diseases (Extended)
Organization:National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Individual: Jessica R. Ward
Organization:Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biolog
Address:
Corson Hall, Cornell University,
Ithaca, New York United States
Phone:
(607) 254-4285 (voice)
Phone:
(607) 255-8088 (Fax)
Email Address:
jrw37@cornell.edu
Data Set Contacts:
Individual: Jessica R. Ward
Organization:Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Address:
Corson Hall, Cornell University,
Ithaca, New York United States
Phone:
(607) 254-4285 (voice)
Phone:
(607) 255-8088 (Fax)
Email Address:
jrw37@cornell.edu
Metadata Providers:
Individual: Bowdish Callie

Data Set Characteristics

Time Period:
Begin:
1930-01-01
End:
1999-12-31

Sampling, Processing and Quality Control Methods

Step by Step Procedures
Step 1:  
Description:

Literature search

A quantitative literature search of disease outbreaks, endnote was used to reference the literature.

Sampling Area And Frequency:
This table contains information gathered from literature from 1930 - 1999. It covers most of the worlds oceans.
Sampling Description:
Part of a quantitative literature search of diseases in corals, mollusks, turtles and echinoderms.

Data Set Usage Rights

no restrictions
Access Control:
Auth System:knb
Order:denyFirst
Metadata download: Ecological Metadata Language (EML) File