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Data set name

Phytoplankton data of the Rias of Muros and Arosa (NW Spain)

Data holding centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
CountrySpain  Spain
Time periodSeptember 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ria de Muros, Ria de Arosa and adjacent continental shelf (NW Spain)

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic volume in water bodies

Instruments

Optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

The collection contains phytoplankton data of the 'Plataforma I' expedition of the R/V 'Naucrates' carried out in the Rias of Muros and Arosa and the adjacent shelf in September 1978. Total number of stations sampled: 26; 20 stations on the shelf and three in each Ria. Samples taken with Niskin bottles within the photic zone at three depths. Samples were fixed with Lugol and kept in the dark until they were to be studied. Species counts were done following the Utermohl technique. Abundance details of cels/ml. The chemical team of the Oceanographic Centre of La Coruna also has data on hydrography and nutrients.

OriginatorsIEO/ La Coruna Oceanographic Centre
Availability 
OrganisationIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactAlvaro Fernandez (Director)
Address

IEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Corazon de Maria,8
MADRID

28002
Spain

Telephone+34 91 5974443
Facsimile+34 915 974770
Emaildirector@md.ieo.es
Administration 
Collating centreIEO/Spanish Oceanographic Institute
Local identifier8036044
Global identifier2693
Last revised2009-02-11