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General
Data set name

West coast of Scotland Loch Etive nutrient data (1980-1982)

Data holding centreScottish Association for Marine Science
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 30 June 1980 to 4 November 1982
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Two stations in the upper and middle basins of Loch Etive, Argyll (Loch Etive: 55° 30'N 5° 10'W)

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; 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 or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor

Description 
Summary

Sampling at station E6, depth 55m and E9, depth 150m at 10m depth intervals from 5m downwards. Eighteen sampling trips at roughly six week intervals. Full data set in thesis (see below).

OriginatorsScottish Association for Marine Science
References

Grantham, B.E. (1986) Nutrient regeneration in the deep water of sea lochs., M. Phil. Thesis, Open University

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 identifier1049027
Global identifier666
Last revised2009-12-01