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Phytoplankton and environmental study in the Southern North Sea between 1971 and 1973
Citable as data publication
Rabijns M.; Louis A.; Laboratorium voor Fytohydrobiologie. KUL: Belgium; (2019): Phytoplankton and environmental study in the Southern North Sea between 1971 and 1973. Marine Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.14284/335
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Description
Abundance of phytoplankton species and related environmental parameters for 57 stations in the Southern Bight of the North Sea between January 1971 and June 1973. 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 (temperature, salinity, nutrients, oxygen and some metals) for 57 stations in the North Sea between 23 January 1971 and 28 June 1973. A total of 786 samples were taken from different depths. Additional information (count of living or dead cells) is given.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Water composition
Keywords:
Marine, Environmental variables, Phytoplankton, 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
23 January 1971 - 28 June 1973

Parameters
Dissolved oxygen (O2), Metals, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrate (NO3-) + Nitrite (NO2-), Nitrite (NO2-), Oxygen (O) saturation, Phosphate (PO43-), Phytoplankton abundance, Phytoplankton density, Silica (SiO2), suspended, Temperature

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

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Projekt Zee - Phytoplankton of the Belgian part of the North Sea 1970-1976
Other relations:
Primary production in the Southern Bight of the North Sea between 1971 and 1975
Total diatom abundance in the Southern Bight of the North Sea in January and February 1971, more
Total phytoplankton inventory in the North Sea and the river Scheldt in 1972, more
Total phytoplankton inventory in the Southern Bight of the North Sea between 1973 and 1974, more
Total phytoplankton inventory in the Southern Bight of the North Sea in 1971, more

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

Publication
Based on this dataset
Rabijns, M. (1975). Bijdrage tot de studie van de fytoplanktonische vegetatie van de Noordzee (Southern Bight). PhD Thesis. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Leuven. 2 volumes (329 pp.) + annex (219 pp.) pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-04-20
Information last updated: 2019-02-14
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