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General
Data set name

Monitoring in the Aegean Sea

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
CountryTurkey  Turkey
Time period16/11/1985 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Aegean Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Transmittance and attenuance of the water column; Bacteria environmental parameters; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Raw fluorometer output; Concentration of dissolved organic matter in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of other hydrocarbons in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Redox potential in sediment; Density of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Acoustic backscatter in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD; plankton nets; discrete water samplers; pH sensors; elemental analysers; titrators; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

Number of stations: 195+

OriginatorsInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactProf.Dr. Ferit Bingel (Director)
Address

Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
P.O.Box 28
Erdemli
Mersin
33731
Turkey

Telephone+90 324 5212406
Facsimile+90 (324) 5212327
Emailbingel@ims.metu.edu.tr
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
Local identifier40001002
Global identifier1546
Last revised2009-03-04