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Data set name

Trophic status measurements of Irish Sea for MATSIS project

Data holding centreUniversity of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
ProjectMATSIS - Methods of Assessment of Trophic Status in the Irish Sea(MATSIS)
Time period2005-2008
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Irish Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Light extinction and diffusion coefficients; Raw light meter output; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Optical backscatter; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Light absorption in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; optical backscatter sensors; CTD; nutrient analysers; plankton nets; discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

The project aims to identify and trial noval methods for the measurement and processes of trophic status in the Irish Sea.

OriginatorsUniversity of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactHead of Department
Address

University of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences
School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales Bangor, Menai Bridge, Anglesey,
Menai Bridge
Anglesey
LL59 5AB
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1248 351151
Emailenquiries@sos.bangor.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1021014
Global identifier351
Last revised2009-11-30