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Data set name

Cyprus zooplankton samples

Data holding centreCyprus Oceanography Center
CountryCyprus  Cyprus
ProjectCyprus Coastal Oceanography(CYCO)
Time periodFrom 2008 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

SE Levantine Basin , Eastern Mediterranean Sea, 31 to 35 Deg N - 32 to 33 Deg E

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton biovolume

Instruments

Plankton nets; flow meters; CTD

Description 
Summary

The collection of zooplankton samples started within the framework of the CIESM MedZOO program and continues even after the end of the program. The work aims to study the abundance, size spectra and spatial and temporal distribution of the species, as well as investigate species changes to temperature or salinity variability

OriginatorsCyprus Oceanography Center
Availability 
OrganisationCyprus Oceanography Center
AvailabilityOrganisation
ContactYianna Samuel-Rhodes
Address

Cyprus Oceanography Center
University of Cyprus P.O. BOX 20537
Nicosia

1678
Cyprus

Telephone+357-22893988-82-83
Facsimile+357-22895051
Emailgzodiac@ucy.ac.cy
Administration 
Collating centreCyprus Oceanography Center
Local identifier1098
Global identifier5944
Last revised2013-09-25