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Data set name

The POEM BC Phyto data set (1991-1992)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
ProjectPhysical Oceanography of Eastern Mediterranean(POEM)
Time periodOctober 1991 & March-April 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Ionian, Cretan, Levantine seas

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic surface area in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton generic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic volume in water bodies; Phytoplankton generic abundance in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

Instruments

Fluorometers; discrete water samplers; optical microscopes

Description 
Summary

The POEM BC-Phyto dataset is based on samples collected at 85 stations in October 1991 and 30 stations in March-April 1992. Samples were collected from standard depths (1, 20, 50, 75, 100, 150 or/and 200) m. The dataset includes about 550 samples of chlorophyll, 28 of phytoplankton species composition and abundance samples (October 1991) and 210 samples of chlorophyll, 16 samples of phytoplankton species composition and abundance samples (March-April 1992).

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr K. Pagou, Dr G. Assimakopoulou
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6010047
Global identifier6295
Last revised2015-07-24