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Data set name

EUROTROPH project dataset: Nutrients Cycling and the Trophic Status of Coastal Ecosystems

Data holding centreUniversity of Liege, Laboratory of Oceanology - Chemical Oceanography Unit
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period2001-2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

MED, Spain, Balearic I., Majorca - Palma Bay; ANE, Belgium - Oostende; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Hansweert; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Terneuzen; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Vlissingen; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Antwerp; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Doel; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Rupelmonde; Belgium - Zeeschelde; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Overloop van Hansweert; ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Hoek; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Prosperpolder; ANE, Denmark - Randers Fjord; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Oosterweel

Observations 
Parameters

Sedimentation flux of amino acids and associated compounds in water bodies; Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Bacteria environmental parameters; Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Other physical and chemical properties of suspended particulate material; Dissolved organic carbon concentration in the water column; Dissolved organic carbon uptake and production in the water column; Gas fluxes between the water column and the atmosphere; Raw fluorometer output; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Bacterial growth; Amino acids in sediment; Concentration of dissolved organic matter in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material; Dissolved organic carbon concentrations in sediment pore waters; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Uptake of other nutrients in the water column; Light absorption in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of silicon species in the water column; Sedimentation flux of carbon, nitrogen or organic matter in the water column; Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Urea concentration parameters in the water column; Unspecified; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Dissolved amino acid concentrations in the water column; Particulate total and organic phosphorus concentrations in the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Nitrification rate in the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in sediment

Description 
Summary

This is the project dataset of the EUROTROPH project. This project aims to improve our knowledge of the metabolic state of coastal ecosystems, which is fundamental in terms of nutrients and carbon cycling/storage.

OriginatorsUniversity of Liege, Laboratory of Oceanology - Chemical Oceanography Unit
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Liege, Laboratory of Oceanology - Chemical Oceanography Unit
AvailabilityUnrestricted
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier129
Global identifier5612
Last revised2011-05-17