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Data set name

GEOCHISTRY PHYTOPLANKTON AND COLOR OF THE OCEAN (GePéCO)

Data holding centreLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
CountryFrance  France
ProjectJGOFS - FRANCE/PROOF(JGOFS - PROOF)
Time period1999-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Atlantique nord, Golfe du Mexique, Pacifique équatorial, Polynésie, Mer de Tasman

Observations 
Parameters

Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters; Light absorption in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Ocean colour and earth-leaving visible waveband spectral radiation; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; radiometers; thermistor chains; salinity sensor; redox potential sensors; gas chromatographs; autoanalysers; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

GePeCO, action of the french programme PROOF, aims at describing and understanding the phytoplankton variability and assessing its consequences on the ocean geochemistry.

OriginatorsLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
References

Dandonneau, Y., Montel, Y., Blanchot, J., Giraudeau, J., Neveux, J. (2006) Temporal variability in phytoplankton pigments, picoplankton and coccolithophores along a transect through the North Atlantic and tropical southwestern Pacific., Deep Sea Research Part I, 2006, 53,689-712; Alvain, S., Moulin, C., Dandonneau, Y., Breon, F.M. (2005) Remote sensing of phytoplankton groups in case I waters from global SeaWiFS imagery., Deep Sea Research Part I, 2005, 52,1989-2004

Data web sitehttp://www.lodyc.jussieu.fr/gepco/gepcof.html
Availability 
OrganisationLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDANDONNEAU Yves
Address

Laboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
UMR 7159 CNRS / IRD / Université Pierre et Marie Curie/MNHN Institut Pierre Simon Laplace - Boîte 100 4 Place Jussieu
Paris

75252
France

Telephone+33(0)1 44 27 47 65
Facsimile+33(0)1 44 27 38 05
Emailyves.dandonneau@lodyc.jussieu.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierGEPCO1
Global identifier4696
Last revised2011-01-24