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Meiofauna from Lynher estuary in microcosms with contaminated sediment from the Fal estuary
Citation
Somerfield, P.J. & Austen, M. (1993). Meiofauna from Lynher estuary in microcosms with contaminated sediment from the Fal estuary. Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), UK.

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Description
Experimental data - sediment from Fal estuary (field-contaminated with heavy metals) seeded with meiofauna from Lynher estuary in microcosms more

A laboratory microcosm experiment was conducted to study the relationship between the nematode community structure and contaminated field sediments.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, Experimental research, Meiobenthos, ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
November 1992
From October 1993 on [Completed]

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

Parameter
Count of Nematoda

Contributors
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
MANUELA: MANUELA Database, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Austen, M.C.; Somerfield, P.J. (1997). A community level sediment bioassay applied to an estuarine heavy metal gradient. Mar. Environ. Res. 43(4): 315-328, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-17
Information last updated: 2010-02-08
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