Table 1.

Marine regions sampled during the present study

Marine regionType of siteMaximal depthCoordinatesDate(s) (mo/day/yr)Size fraction analyzedLibrary code
North Atlantic OceanOffshore2,85059°30′N, 21°08′W6/14/980.2–1.6 μmAT
Cantabrian Sea, Atlantic OceanSlope13243°42′N, 6°09′W1/17/980.2–1.6 μmCA
Alboran Sea, Mediterranean SeaOffshore94136°15′N, 4°15′W11/9/970.2–1.6 μmME
Santa Barbara Channel, Pacific OceanCoastal52234°15′N, 119°54′W12/3/940.2–1.0 μmSB
Drake Passage, north of subantarctic frontOffshore4,52055°39′S, 58°02′W2/18/980.2–0.8 μmDN
Drake Passage, subantarctic frontal regionOffshore3,46156°18′S, 57°38′W2/17/980.2–0.8 μmDF
Drake Passage, south of polar frontOffshore3,07460°40′S, 54°53′W2/13/980.2–0.8 μmDS
Arthur Harbor (Anvers Island), AntarcticaCoastal2064°46′S, 64°04′W8/4/96, 8/16/9630 kDa–1.6 μmAM