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General
Data set name

Study of toxic phytoplankton along the Portuguese coast (1990- 93)

Data holding centreNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1990 to December 1993
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese continental coast

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic surface area in water bodies; Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic volume in water bodies; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phycobolin pigment concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD; discrete water samplers; observers; autoanalysers; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

This project comprises a study of the geographic variability of phytoplankton communities off the Portuguese coast, with special emphasis on the identification of areas and oceanographic conditions of occurrence of potentially toxic microalgae.

OriginatorsNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Availability 
OrganisationNational Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMarcelo Vasconcelos (President)
Address

National Institute of Fisheries Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas (INIAP) Former IPIMAR
Av. De Brasilia
Lisboa

1449-006
Portugal

Telephone+351 213010814
Facsimile+351 213015948
Emaildina@ipimar.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15040013
Global identifier2331
Last revised2009-10-29