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Data set name

Marine and estuarine zooplankton in Tagus estuary and adjacent coastal area, Portugal (1978-81)

Data holding centreNew University of Lisbon, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1978 to 1981
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tagus estuary and adjacent coastal area (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Salinity of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as protein per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as nitrogen per unit volume of the water column

Instruments

Plankton nets; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

The distribution and the abundance of zooplankton were established from synoptic data collected at five sampling sites along the salinity gradient.

OriginatorsNew University of Lisbon, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationNew University of Lisbon, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. J. Gomes Ferreira/Prof. M.H. Costa
Address

New University of Lisbon, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IMAR network)
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia Monte de Caparica
Caparica

2829-516
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 29554464
Facsimile+351 21 2954461
Emailsec-dir@fct.unl.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15005008
Global identifier2161
Last revised2009-10-30