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Phytoplankton in front of River Po Delta (PRISMA2-SP1 project) 1996-1998
Cabrini M., Fonda Umani S. (2021): Phytoplankton in front of River Po Delta (PRISMA2-SP1 project) 1996-1998. University of Trieste; Marine Biology Laboratory. Italy. Dataset/Occurrence
Contact: Cabrini, Marina

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Phytoplankton collected in front of River Po Delta - North Adriatic Sea in the framework of the Italian National Project PRISMA2-SP1 between 1996 and 1998. more

Sampling along the water column was performed with Niskin bottles associated to a CTD profiler. At each station, several discrete depths were sampled, according to station depth and hydrological vertical profiles. Study Extent 5 oceanographic surveys were carried out in the North Adriatic Sea, in front of the Po River delta. Method step description: Samples were fixed with Ca(HCO3)2-buffered formaldehyde (0.8% final concentration) and cell abundance and species composition of phytoplankton were estimated according to Utermöhl’s method (1958), using an inverted microscope equipped with phase contrast, at 200-320-400x final magnifications.

Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Marine/Coastal, Historical data, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, Northern Adriatic Sea, Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Cryptophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Dictyochophyceae, Dinophyceae, Prasinophyceae, Prymnesiophyceae

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 12,3583; MinLat: 44,4828 - MaxLong: 13,1167; MaxLat: 45,2083 [WGS84]
MED, Northern Adriatic Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
16 June 1996 - 22 February 1998

Taxonomic coverage
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]
Chlorophyceae [WoRMS]
Chrysophyceae [WoRMS]
Cryptophyceae [WoRMS]
Cyanophyceae [WoRMS]
Cyanophyceae [WoRMS]
Dictyochophyceae [WoRMS]
Dinophyceae [WoRMS]
Prasinophyceae [WoRMS]
Prymnesiophyceae [WoRMS]

National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), moredata creator

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-10-04
Information last updated: 2021-10-04
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