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Data set name

Marine Monitoring Dataset of Phytoplankton in the Latvian coastal waters of the Baltic Sea

Data holding centreLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
CountryLatvia  Latvia
Time period2004 - 2007
OngoingNo
Geographical area

The Latvian coastal waters of the Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Unknown; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

Monitoring Studies of phytoplankton in the Latvian coastal waters Baltic Sea have been carried out since 2004. Lugol's solution is used for sample fixations. Since 1998 the counting program recommended by Manual for Marine Monitoring in COMBINE Programme of HELCOM is used. According to Manual for Marine Monitoring in COMBINE Programme of HELCOM samples were collected with hose (0-10 m). Since 2004 data were send to Finish Institute of Marine Research homepage 'Algaline' (http://www4.fimr.fi/project/algaline/algaline.htm).

OriginatorsLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Data web sitehttp://www.lhei.lv
Availability 
OrganisationLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactIveta Jurgensone (Researcher)
Address

Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Voleru str.4
Riga

LV-1007
Latvia

Telephone+371 67614840
Facsimile+371 67601995
Emailiveta.jurgensone@lhei.lv
Administration 
Collating centreLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Local identifier43001015
Global identifier1463
Last revised2009-01-30