Articles | Volume 13, issue 5
Data description paper
03 May 2021
Data description paper |  | 03 May 2021

A climate index for the Newfoundland and Labrador shelf

Frédéric Cyr and Peter S. Galbraith


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AR by Frederic Cyr on behalf of the Authors (16 Mar 2021)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (22 Mar 2021) by Giuseppe M.R. Manzella
AR by Frederic Cyr on behalf of the Authors (24 Mar 2021)  Manuscript 
Short summary
Climate indices are often regarded as simple ways to relate mean environmental conditions to the state of an ecosystem. Such indices are often used to inform fisheries scientists and managers or used in fisheries resource assessments and ecosystem studies. The Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) climate index aims to describe the environmental conditions on the NL shelf and in the Northwest Atlantic as a whole. It consists of annual normalized anomalies of 10 subindices relevant for the NL shelf.
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