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IFCB110-SMHI: Imaging flow cytometry from SMHI in Tangesund 2016
Citation
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (2018). Imaging flow cytometry from SMHI in Tangesund 2016.
Contact: Karlson, Bengt ; Brosnahan, Michael

Access data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
An imaging flow cytometer, the Imaging FlowCytobot, was used to investigate phytoplankton abundance and diversity in a fjordal system on the Swedish Skagerrak coast. Samples of 5 mL were collected approximately every 25 minutes. An automated winch was used to move the IFCB to different depths. Chlorophyll fluorescence of individual organisms was used to trigger the camera in the instrument. Several thousand images were collected in each sample. Automated image analyses was used to analyse the images produced to identify and count cells of different plankton taxa.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Flow cytometry, ANE, Skagerrak

Geographical coverage
ANE, Skagerrak [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
9 August 2016 - 16 October 2016

Contributors
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI)data creator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
JERICO-NEXT: Joint Research Activity Project 1: Phytoplankton Biodiversity
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Presence/Absence maps of phytoplankton in the Greater Baltic Sea

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-11-17
Information last updated: 2018-09-24
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