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PREFERRED TERM
SDN:B07::NDT005Single net or net pair surface tow  
DEFINITION
  • A particular kind of horizontal tow where the net samples the upper ocean layer close to the surface and not including the air above the water. Once deployed, the gear is towed horizontally at one depth. Examples of gears deployed that way include WP-2, Hensen net, Bongo net, and other non-opening closing nets (Wiebe and Benfield 2003, Plates 1 and 2).
ENTRY TERMS
  • Surface tow
NOTE
  • accepted
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:B07::NDT005
DATE
  • 2014-10-14 12:14:45.0
IDENTIFIER
  • SDN:B07::NDT005
VERSION
  • 1
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
Surface tow
URI
http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/B07/current/NDT005/
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