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Data set name

Project ALPE ADRIA: phytoplankton station data in N Adriatic Sea (1990-92)

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom March 1990 to November 1992 (available data period at present: until November 1991; the data of Marine Biology Laboratory of Trieste are available until October 1992)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

27 stations covering the Northern Adriatic Sea until November 1991

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

Monitoring of phytoplankton communities at 27 stations in relation to the impact of mucilaginous aggregates on the Northern Adriatic Ecosystem. At each station environmental parameters are measured down the water column and samples by bottle are collected at various depths for phytoplankton analyses. Utermohl method is used for the phytoplankton determination. The phytoplankton data were collected during 9 cruises from March to October 1990, 6 cruises from June to November 1991 and 9 cruises from March to November 1992.

OriginatorsUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
Data web sitehttp://www.univ.trieste.it/~biologia/
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactFonda Umani Serena
Address

University of Trieste, Department of Biology
Via E Weiss 2
Trieste

34127
Italy

Administration 
Collating centreOGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography
Local identifierOGS-EDMED-102
Global identifier3881
Last revised1992-11-11