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Data set name

Phytoplankton species data for the Northern Black Sea

Data holding centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
CountryRussian Federation  Russian Federation
ProjectThe Black Sea ecosystem changes under climatic and anthropogenic effect(The Black Sea)
Time period1968-2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Northern Black Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton generic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Diatom taxonomy-related abundance per unit mass of sediment

Instruments

CTD; cameras

Description 
Summary

This database contains long term data on phytoplankton from studies in the northern Black Sea. Data were collected in the framework of different projects. Samples were collected from the surface layer of the Black Sea. In addition special detailed studies were conducted for vertical structure research of phytoplankton. The database includes 50 cruises, 1000 stations, 2600 samples and 64000 species entries. The database comprises data on phytoplankton species composition, abundance, biomass and carbon content (calculated). Surface water samples and vertical series.

OriginatorsP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Data web sitehttp://ecosys.nm.ru
Availability 
OrganisationP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
AvailabilityAcademic
ContactDr. Alexander Mikaylyan
Address

P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
36 Nakhimovsky prospect
Moscow

117997
Russian Federation

Telephone+7(499)124-59-96
Facsimile+7(499)124-59-83
Emailoffice@ocean.ru
Administration 
Collating centreP.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS
Local identifier36001011
Global identifier2519
Last revised2009-04-29