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Data set name

British Isles Brown Algae (1968-1992)

Data holding centreUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1968 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

British Isles, Channel Islands

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies; Phytoplankton growth

Instruments

Plankton nets; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

A number of shores around the British Isles have been investigated, some visited regularly. Records, notes, herbarium specimens of brown algae are maintained. Literature records are studied. Life history studies are undertaken in culture rooms. All information, contributions of the Fucophyceae (brown algae) volume of the series 'Seaweeds of the British Isles' is published by the Natural History Museum.

OriginatorsUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDr. Bob Fletcher (Reader in Marine Environmental Sciences)
Address

University of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
University of Portsmouth, School of Biological Sciences, Marine Laboratory, Ferry Road, Hayling Island
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO11 0DG
United Kingdom

Emailbob.fletcher@port.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1015003
Global identifier1539
Last revised2009-10-15