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General
Data set name

Monitoring in the Izmit Bay

Data holding centreInstitute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University
CountryTurkey  Turkey
Time period21/11/1985 - present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Sea of Marmara - Izmit bay

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; 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; Dissolved 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

Instruments

Fluorometers; transmissometers; CTD; plankton nets; ocean colour radiometers; pH sensors; elemental analysers; titrators

Description 
Summary

Number of stations: 619

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 identifier40001006
Global identifier1550
Last revised2009-03-04