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Data set name

Western Black Sea Phytoplankton Data Set (1997 -2011)

Data holding centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
CountryBulgaria  Bulgaria
Time period1997 - 2011
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Western part of the Black Sea, 42N 027E - 44N 029E

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Description 
Summary

Phytoplankton data are collected during seasonal cruises with Research Vessel of the Institute of Oceanology Akademik. The aim of the expeditions is to monitor the sea water parameters in the Western part of the Black Sea in order to assess ecological quality.

OriginatorsBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
Data web sitehttp://www.io-bas.bg/
Availability 
OrganisationBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Atanas Palazov
Address

Bulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
40 Parvi may str. PO BOX 152
Varna

9000
Bulgaria

Telephone+359 52 370 486
Facsimile+359 52 370 483
Emailpalazov@io-bas.bg
Administration 
Collating centreBulgarian National Oceanographic Data Centre(BGODC), Institute of Oceanology
Local identifier38001005
Global identifier1053
Last revised2015-07-23