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General
Data set name

Net phytoplankton surveys near Plymouth, western English Channel (1964-1987)

Data holding centreMarine Biological Association of the UK
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1964 to 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Area off Plymouth, western English Channel (approximately 50° 10'N - 50° 20'N, 5° W -3° 40'W)

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic surface area in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic volume in water bodies

Instruments

Plankton nets

Description 
Summary

Net phytoplankton samples collected between 1 and 3 times a week over the period 1964 to 1987 in the area 50 10'N - 50 20'N, 5 W -3 40'W, near Plymouth in the western English Channel. Species have been identified, but not counted.

OriginatorsMarine Biological Association of the UK
References

Maddock, L., Harbour, D.S. and Boalch, G.T. (1989) Seasonal and year-to-year changes in the phytoplankton from the Plymouth area, 1963-1986., Journal of the Marine Biological Association UK, 69: 229-244.

Availability 
OrganisationMarine Biological Association of the UK
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactPolly Hadžiabdić (Head of the BODC Requests Team)
Address

British Oceanographic Data Centre
Joseph Proudman Building 6 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5DA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 (0) 151 795 4884
Emailenquiries@bodc.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1051006
Global identifier677
Last revised2010-01-15