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TROPHOS: Higher trophic levels in the Southern North Sea: phytoplankton species densities, nutrients and chlorophyll a and suspended solids concentrations (2003)
Contact: Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (UGent-MARBIOL), more

Description
Monthly sampling of two stations, showing a clearly different food web structure, will allow for describing changes in the composition and densities of the meiobenthos when changes in the primary production in the water column will occur. more

Database on chlorophyll-a, suspended solids and nutrient concentrations and densities for several phytoplankton species.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Water composition > Nutrients
Keywords:
Marine, Eutrophication, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2003

Parameters
Ammonium (NH4+), Chlorophyll a, Phosphate (PO43-)-phosphorus (P), Phytoplankton density, Silicate (SiO44-)

Contributors
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Departement Beheer van het Mariene Ecosysteem; Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium; Belgisch Marien Data Centrum (BMDC), moredata manager
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata owner

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
Marine phytoplankton community composition data from the Belgian part of the North Sea, 1968-2010, more

Project
TROPHOS: Higher trophic levels in the Southern North Sea, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-06-08
Information last updated: 2018-06-14
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