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General
Data set name

Primary productivity, nutrient and turbidity measurements and modelling in coastal waters of western Portugal (1990 onwards)

Data holding centreNew University of Lisbon, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom May 1990 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Portuguese west coast

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Macroalgae and seagrass infection and damage; Raw light meter output; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Light absorption in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column

Instruments

Nutrient analysers

Description 
Summary

Primary productivity of an important algal resource has been modelled using field data for the above-mentioned parameters. Multifactorial experiments are being carried out in order to complement the field data set and improve the model.

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 identifier15005011
Global identifier2164
Last revised2009-10-30