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General
Data set name

Nutrient data set from around the Shetland Islands, north of Scotland (1977-1978)

Data holding centreScottish Association for Marine Science
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom June 1977 until September 1978
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Cat Firth, Garth's Voe, Gluss Vos and Sullom Voe, around the Shetland Islands, north of Scotland

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters 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; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Various stations and sample depths. Surveys in June 1977, September 1977, April 1978, July 1978 and September 1978.

OriginatorsScottish Association for Marine Science
References

Stanley, S.O., Grantham, B.E., Leftley, J.W. and Robertson, N. (1981) Some aspects of the sediment chemistry of Sullom Voe, Shetland., Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol 80B, pp91-100

Availability 
OrganisationScottish Association for Marine Science
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactSteven J Gontarek (Data Information Manager)
Address

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Argyll
Oban
PA37 1QA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1631 559314
Emailsteve.gontarek@sams.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1049026
Global identifier665
Last revised2009-12-01