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Data set name

Coastal Marine Monitoring (CMM): phytoplankton in Gulf of Trieste (N Adriatic Sea) 1991-92

Data holding centreUniversity of Trieste, Department of Biology
CountryItaly  Italy
Time periodFrom January 1991 to December 1992 (available data period at present: until August 1992)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

8 stations (4 transects) in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic Sea)

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

Monitoring of phytoplankton communities at 8 stations located in the Gulf of Trieste in relation to marine ecosystem control and eutrophication. At each station environmental parameters are measured down the water column and surface samples by bottle are collected for phytoplankton analyses. Utermohl method is used for the phytoplankton determination.

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-95
Global identifier3888
Last revised2001-04-19