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Data set name

BIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS IN W-MEDITERRANEAN

Data holding centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
CountryFrance  France
ProjectMEDITERRANEAN TARGETED PROJECT MTP II-MATER(MATER)
Time period1996-1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mediterranean Sea Western Basin

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria in biota; Bacteria non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Primary production in the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Plankton counters; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

Biological measurements in the Western Mediterranean Basin collected during the MTP II-MATER

OriginatorsCEREGE
CNRS / COM - Physical and Biogeochemical Oceanography Laboratory (Toulon)
CNRS / Microbiology, Geochemistry and Marine Ecology Laboratory
COM - Physical and Biogeochemical Oceanography Laboratory (Endoume)
Institute of Marine Sciences. Mediterranean Marine and Environmental Research Centre (CMIMA-ICM-CSIC)
LABORATORY OF OCEANOGRAPHY of VILLEFRANCHE (LOV) / OOV
Oceanologic Observatory of Banyuls (University of Paris VI) / OSU
References

LINDROTH, P. and K. MOPPER (1979) High performance liquid chromatographic determination of subpicomole amounts of amino acids by precolumn fluorescence derivatization with o-phthaldialdehyde, Anal. Chem., 1979, 11,1667-1674; DUBOIS,M., K. A. GILLES et al. (1956) Colorimetric method for determination of sugars and related substances, Analyt. Chem., 1956, 28(3),350-356; DOLAN & MARRASE (1993) Planktonic ciliate distribution relative to a deep chlorophyll maximum: Catalan Sea, N.W. Mediterranean, June 1993, 1995, Deep-Sea Res., 1993, 42,1985-1987; BARNES, H. and J. BLACKSTOCK (1973) Estimation of lipids in marine animals and tissues: detailed investigation of the sulphophosphovanillin method for 'total' lipids, J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol., 1973, 12,103-118; TURLEY C.M., BORSHEIM K., IRIBERRI J., PROSSER J. (1996) The estimation of bacterial biomass in mediterranean seawater, 1996, Handbook of Method Protocols for the quality Assurance in the Mediterranean Target Project., Handbook of Method Protocols for the quality Assurance in MTP, Turley Ed., 1996; PARTENSKY F. et al. (1996) Vertical structure of picophytoplankton at different trophic sites of the tropical northeastern Atlantic Ocean., Deep Sea Res, 1996, 43,1191-1213; MAYER, L. M., L. L. SCHICK, et al. (1995) Biovailable amino acids in sediments: A biomimetic, kinetics-based approach, Limnol. Oceanogr., 1995, 40,511-520; MARIE D. et al. (1997) Enumeration and cell cycle anal. of natural pop. of marine picoplankton bye flow cytometry using nucleic acid stain SYBR Green I, Appl Envir Microbio, 1997, 63,186-193

Data web sitehttp://www.ifremer.fr/mater/datasetlist.htm
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactFICHAUT Michèle
Address

IFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
IFREMER Centre de Bretagne ZI Pointe du diable CS 10070
PLOUZANE

29280
France

Telephone+33(0)2 98 22 46 43
Facsimile+33 (0)2 98.22.46.44
Emailmichele.fichaut@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierBIO1MT
Global identifier4742
Last revised2011-01-24