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NPMS_UA_2016_macrozooplankton: National Pilot Monitoring Studies 2016, Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea - Phase II (EMBLAS-II), ENPI/2013/313-169, (Macrozooplankton)
Citation
Dykyi, E.; Ukrainian Scientific Centre of Ecology of the Sea (UkrSCES); (2020): National Pilot Monitoring Studies 2016, Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea - Phase II (EMBLAS-II), ENPI/2013/313-169, (Macrozooplankton)
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Description
Macrozooplankton data: species composition, abundance (ind/m3), biomass (mg/m3) collected during the survey of the National Pilot Monitoring Studies Ukraine (NPMS UA) in the Ukrainian waters (North-Western part of the Black Sea) onboard the R/V "Mare Nigrum" (Romania) in May 2016 more

Data collected within the EMBLAS-II "EU-UNDP Project 'Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea' (EMBLAS-II)" (http://emblasproject.org/). EMBLAS-II is co-financed by the European Commission (EC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project implementation started on 1 April 2014 and ended on 31 May 2018, having the total duration of 50 months. The EMBLAS project is addressing the overall need for support in protection and restoring the environmental quality and sustainability of the Black Sea. The specific objectives are as follows: Improve availability and quality of Black Sea environmental data in line with the MSFD and Black Sea Strategic Action Plan (2009) needs; Improve partner countries' ability to perform marine environmental monitoring along MSFD principles, taking into account the Black Sea Diagnostic Report II recommendations on capacity building. The National Pilot Monitoring Studies (NPMS) and Joint Open Sea Survey (JOSS) Programme was developed within the framework of Project Activities. The NPMS-2016 was performed in period 2016.05.17 to 2016.05.21 in the North-Western shelf part of the Black Sea onboard the RV "Mare Nigrum". Macrozooplankton samples were collected by fish eggs vertical hole net of Bogorov-Rass construction (diameter 70 cm and mesh size 300 μm). At each station performed vertical sampling of the water column of 50 m depth to the surface with the double repetition. Sampling performed by E. Dykyi (UkrSCES)

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton
Keywords:
Marine, Biological monitoring, Biological sampling, MED, Black Sea, Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758), Beroe Browne, 1756, Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865, Pleurobrachia pileus (O. F. Müller, 1776)

Geographical coverage
MED, Black Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
17 May 2016 - 21 May 2016

Taxonomic coverage
Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Beroe Browne, 1756 [WoRMS]
Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865 [WoRMS]
Pleurobrachia pileus (O. F. Müller, 1776) [WoRMS]

Contributor
Ukrainian scientific center of Ecology of Sea (UkrSCES), moredata creator

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2020-05-19
Information last updated: 2020-05-19
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