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BioChem: NS Phytoplankton Monitoring Program
Citation
Keizer, P.D., G. Bugden, D.V. Subba Rao, and P.M. Strain. Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada (2012): NS Phytoplankton Monitoring In DFO's BioChem digital collection.
Contact: Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
In 1989, Fisheries and Oceans Canada initiated an investigation of a demoic acid incident which included a survey of Atlantic coastal waters to determine what potentially toxic species of phytoplankton were commonly present. In Nova Scotia this survey was conducted at five coastal sites over a period of three years. Approximately 26 times each year water samples were collected from 3 depths at each of the sites in Whitehaven Harbour, Ship Harbour, St. Margaret's Bay, Woods Harbour and Annapolis Basin. Phytoplankton in these samples were identified and counted. This dataset also includes information from two additional sites, Ship Harbour and Annapolis Basin. In March 1992, DFO made a commitment to establish two long-term monitoring sites in Nova Scotia. Sampling at these sites, one at the mouth of Sambro Harbour and the other at Indian Point in Mahone Bay, began in July 1992 and continued till December of 1994.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Phytoplankton
Keywords:
Marine, ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia

Geographical coverage
ANW, Canada, Nova Scotia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
19 January 1989 - 23 February 1993

Contributor
Government of Canada; Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), more

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-Canada: Canadian Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Metadatarecord created: 2013-06-26
Information last updated: 2014-10-06
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