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

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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.

Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine/Coastal, Experimental research, Meiobenthos, ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Nematoda

Geographical coverage
ANE, British Isles, England, Cornwall [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -4,2445; MinLat: 50,3667 - MaxLong: -4,2445; MaxLat: 50,3667 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
November 1992
October 1993 - 1993

Taxonomic coverage
Nematoda [WoRMS]

Count of Nematoda

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), moredata ownerdata creator
McEvoy, Andrea
Somerfield, Paul
Austen, Melanie
Marine Biological Association of the UK (MBA), moredata provider

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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

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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