Published Oct 21, 2019 on Dryad.
Cite this dataset
Briseño-Avena, Christian; Spanbauer, Trisha; Pitz, Kathleen; Suter, Elizabeth (2019). Data from: Salty Sensors, Fresh Ideas: The use of molecular and imaging sensors in understanding plankton dynamics across marine and freshwater ecosystems [Dataset]. Dryad. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.29pm4qs
In situ molecular and imaging instrumentation development has advanced our knowledge of plankton processes in marine ecosystems. However, these technologies are not yet being applied widely in freshwater ecosystems. Here, we advocate for the use of marine molecular and imaging in situ sensors in freshwater ecosystems to answer a range of questions from fundamental plankton ecology to applied environmental issues. To accomplish this, we briefly review a selection of marine in situ instrumentation developed for the collection of molecular and imaging information on plankton communities. In addition, we interviewed a selection of instrumentation developers to determine if the transfer of sensor technology from marine to freshwater ecosystems is feasible and to illuminate the process of creating in situ sensors. Finally, we discuss the status of in situ sensors in freshwater ecosystems and how some of the reviewed technology could be transferred to lakes to address basic and applied research questions.
Deployment geographical location of in-situ of molecular and imaging systems
This dataset is comprised of the approximate sampling deployment locations of in situ sensors. Molecular sensors include the Automatic Flow Injection Sampler (AFIS); Autonomous In Situ Fixation Multi-Sampler (AFIS-SYS); Autonomous Microbial Genosensor (AMG); Autonomous Microbial Sampler (AMS); Biological OsmoSampling System (BOSS); Deep-Sea ESP (D-ESP); Environmental Sample Processor (ESP); In Situ Filtration and Fixation Sampler (IFFS); In Situ Autonomous Biosampler (IS-ABS); Submersible Incubation Device (SID); Microbial Sampler-Submersible Incubation Device (MS-SID); Suspended Particulate Rosette Sampler (SUPR); and Suspended Particulate Rossette Sampler- Remote Environmental Monitoring UnitS (SUPR-REMUS). Imaging systems include: FlowCytobot (FCB); Imaging FlowCytobot (IFCB); In Situ Ichthyoplankton Imaging System (ISIIS); Lightframe On-sight Keyspecies Investigation (LOKI) system; Laser Optical Plankton Counter (LOPC –including the SOLOPC); Optical Plankton Counter (OPC); Shadowed Image Particle Profiling and Evaluation Recorder (SIPPER); Scripps Plankton Camera (SPC); Underwater Vision Profiler (UVP); Video Plankton Recorder (VPR); and ZOOplankton Visualization System (ZOOVIS).