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Phytoplankton study in the Sluice Dock between 1971 and 1973
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Mommaerts J.P.; Polk P.; Laboratorium voor Ekologie en Systematiek. VUB: Belgium; (2016): Phytoplankton study in the Sluice Dock between 1971 and 1973. https://doi.org/10.14284/128
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Description
Phytoplankton and abiotic data for 1971, 1972 and 1973 in the Sluice Dock (Oostende). The data were digitized by VLIZ from the original report: Mommaerts, J.-P. (1978). Systeembenadering van een gesloten marien milieu, met de nadruk op de rol van het fytoplankton. PhD Thesis. VUB: Brussel. 487 [diff. pag.] pp. more

Densities, chla and potential production of phytoplankton and corresponding environmental parameters (nitrates, phosphates and ammonium) were examined and measured at 5 stations which were sampled every week between March 1971 and August 1973.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Biology > Productivity - biomass, Water composition > Nutrients
Keywords:
Marine, Potential production, ANE, Belgium, Oostende, Sluice Dock, Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Cryptophyceae, Dinophyceae, Euglenophyceae, , Prasinophyceae, Protozoa

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Oostende, Sluice Dock [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
11 March 1971 - 20 August 1973
Weekly

Taxonomic coverage
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]
Chlorophyceae [WoRMS]
Chrysophyceae [WoRMS]
Cryptophyceae [WoRMS]
Dinophyceae [WoRMS]
Euglenophyceae [WoRMS]
Haptophyceae
Prasinophyceae [WoRMS]
Protozoa [WoRMS]

Parameters
Ammonium (NH4+), Chlorophyll a, Nitrate (NO3-), Phosphate (PO43-), Phytoplankton density, Presence of biota, Primary production of phytoplankton

Contributors
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (ECOL)data creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Historical Sluice Dock data (1960-1991)

Publication
Based on this dataset
Mommaerts, J.-P. (1978). Systeembenadering van een gesloten marien milieu, met de nadruk op de rol van het fytoplankton. PhD Thesis. VUB: Brussel. 487 [diff. pag.] pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2015-07-08
Information last updated: 2016-05-09
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