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Climerod dataset
Citation
Stal L. 2002: Climerod dataset. Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, Netherlands. Metadata available at http://data.nioo.knaw.nl/imis.php?module=dataset&dasid=1751

Archived data

Description
Benthic diatoms secrete extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) that may contribute to the stability and erosion threshold of intertidal sediments. The objective of this project is to study the effects of global change on coastal sediment erosion. These include effects of nutrient availability, CO22 concentration, temperature, salinity, light and other factors. These factors control growth, photosynthesis and EPS secretion by benthic diatoms and hence effect sediment erosion.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine, ANE, France, Gironde Estuary, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Cylindrotheca Rabenhorst, 1859, Diatomeae

Geographical coverage
ANE, France, Gironde Estuary [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1998 - 2002

Taxonomic coverage
Cylindrotheca Rabenhorst, 1859 [WoRMS]
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]

Parameters
Absorption by exopolysaccharide (EPS), Chlorophyll, Mean grain size

Project
CLIMEROD: The influence of climatic change on coastal sediment erosion, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2008-10-08
Information last updated: 2009-10-08
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