Dataset: Pacific oyster cohort tracking data - Stable Isotopes
Deployment: Waldbusser_WCSH

Stable isotopes of 3 pacific oyster cohorts from Whiskey Creek Hatchery.
Principal Investigator: 
George G. Waldbusser (Oregon State University, OSU-CEOAS)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Shannon Rauch (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Final no updates expected

Stable isotopes summary of 3 pacific oyster cohorts from Whiskey Creek Hatchery. All d13C values are indexed to Pee Dee Belemnite; All d15N values are indexed to Air.

All details on sample collection, methods, and analytical techniques may be found in:
Waldbusser, G.G., E. L. Brunner,B.A. Haley, B. Hales, C. J. Langdon, and F. G. Prahl. 2013. A developmental and energetic basis linking larval oyster shell formation to ocean acidification. Geophysical Research Letters 40: 2171-2176. doi:10.1002/grl.50449
Brunner, E.L., F.G. Prahl, B. Hales, G.G. Waldbusser (in review). Insights from Stable Isotopes into the Sensitivity of Larval Pacific Oysters to Ocean Acidification. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

The original file wass split into 3 spreadsheets containing three different, but related datasets
Isotope Data Summary
Biochem Summary
Carbonate Chemistry Summary

Across all three datasets, there are 3 cohorts of pacific oyster larvae that have been sampled, one in May and two in August, one in untreated seawater, the other in buffered seawater. Time is all indexed to fertilization of the oysters, with samples collected on days noted. 

More information about this dataset deployment