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Phytoplankton community and environmental variables in the North Sea between 1970 and 1971
Citation
Louis A.; Petes J.; Ramboer T.; Vanderveken L.; KUL: Belgium; (2015): Phytoplankton community and environmental variables in the North Sea between 1970 and 1971. (http://www.vliz.be/en/imis?module=dataset&dasid=4784)
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Archived data
Availability: Unrestricted after moratorium period
Data are initially restricted, but the access condition relaxes to academic or unrestricted once a specified period of time after an event (such as collection, publication, completion of QC procedures or project cessation) has elapsed

Description
Abundance of phytoplankton species and related environmental data for 34 stations in the North Sea between December 1970 and December 1971. The data were digitized from technical reports in the frame of the 4DEMON project. more

Dataset on densities of phytoplankton species and corresponding environmental parameters (nutrients, pH, alcalinity, temperature, wind force and depth) measured at 34 stations located in or nearby the Belgian part of the North Sea (zone 24 and 25) and sampled during 1 year (05 December 1970 - 04 December 1971).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Phytoplankton, Water composition > Nutrients
Keywords:
Marine, Environmental variables, Phytoplankton, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
5 December 1970 - 4 December 1971

Parameters
Density, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), pH, Phosphate (PO43-), Phytoplankton abundance, Silica (SiO2), Temperature in water, Water depth, Wind force

Contributors
KU Leuven (KULeuven), moredata creator Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Projekt Zee - Phytoplankton datasets of the Belgian part of the North Sea 1970-1975, more

Project
4DEMON: 4 Decades of Belgian Marine monitoring: uplifting historical data to today's needs, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Louis, A. et al. (1974). La végétation phytoplanktonique de l'Océan Atlantique N-E et de la Mer du Nord. Studia Algologica Lovaniensia. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL): Leuven. 370 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-12
Information last updated: 2015-05-04
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