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Shelf Sea Biochemistry Project Oceanographic data set, from 2014 to 2015
Citation
Scottish Association for Marine Science; (2018) Shelf Sea Biochemistry Project Oceanographic data set, from 2014 to 2015
Contact: Lamont, Peter

Availability: The data can be made available upon request, please use contact information.

Description
The Shelf Sea Biochemistry (SSB) data set comprises hydrographic data, including measurements of temperature, salinity and currents, complemented by bathymetric and meteorological data. The study area is located in the Celtic Sea, shelf seas and shelf-edges around United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The data were collected by a combination of research cruises that spanned from March 2014 to September 2015. Shipboard data collection involved the deployment of conductivity-temperature-depth (CTD) packages in the study area. Continuous measurements of current velocities (using vessel mounted ADCPs, VMADCPs), bathymetry and surface ocean and meteorological properties were collected throughout each cruise. Moorings were deployed in the Celtic Sea in early 2014 and provided approximately two years' worth of hydrographic time series data.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Physical, Physical > Hydrography (e.g. T,S)
Keywords:
Marine, Bathymetric data, CTD observations, Current data, Data, Hydrographic data, Marine Genomics, Phytoplankton, Water quality, ANE, Celtic Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Celtic Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2014 - 2015

Parameters
Air pressure, Air temperature, Atmospheric humidity, Chlorophyll, Conductivity, Dissolved oxygen (O2), Nutrients, pH, Phytoplankton abundance, Water quality, Wind direction, Wind force

Contributor
Scottish Marine Institute; Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-11-19
Information last updated: 2020-07-02
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