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Data set name

Phaeocystis data set (1969-)

Data holding centreCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1969 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

CEFAS, Conwy Laboratory sea water intake, North Wales coast

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic surface area in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic volume in water bodies; Phytoplankton growth

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

Phaeocystis globosa blooms annually in Liverpool Bay and water samples are examined regularly during the bloom period, usually May and June. A record is kept of the duration and progress of the bloom, as colonies per ml. Associated biological events, e.g. fish kills, are noted.

OriginatorsCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Data web sitehttp://www.cefas.co.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationCentre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
AvailabilityLicence
ContactContracts Office, CEFAS, Lowestoft
Address

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft Laboratory
Pakefield Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR33 OHT
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1621 562244
Facsimile+44 (0)1502 513865
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1029010
Global identifier395
Last revised2009-05-22