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General
Data set name

Oceanographic data from Ostergotland County coast, Sweden (1966-)

Data holding centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
CountrySweden  Sweden
Time period1966 - Ongoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Baltic Region, Coastal Waters

Observations 
Parameters

Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Secchi disk depth; Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column

Description 
Summary

Data is collected by Motala Stroms Water Conservation. The sampling started in 1966 and comprises hydrography, bottom fauna, phytobenthos, metals and contaminants in biota. At present 27 stations are visited 1-12 times a year. The data has been quality controlled.

OriginatorsSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
References

Anon (2011) http://www.lansstyrelsen.se/ostergotland/SiteCollectionDocuments/Sv/miljo-och-klimat/tillstandet-i-miljon/miljoovervvakning/laget-i-lanet-vatten.pdf , Lansstyrelsen Ostergotland; Anon (2013) http://www.motalastrom.org/attachments/article/56/MSV_2012_inkl_bilagor_rev%2020131005.pdf, Alcontrol Laboratories

Data web sitehttp://www.smhi.se
Availability 
OrganisationSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactPatrik Stromberg (Shark data manager)
Address

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Folkborgsvagen 1
Norrkoping

SE-601 76
Sweden

Telephone+46-(0)11-495 80 00
Facsimile+46-(0)11-495 80 01
Emailshark@smhi.se
Administration 
Collating centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Local identifierOceanographic data from Ostergotland County coast(1966-)
Global identifier6088
Last revised2015-08-26