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General
Data set name

EROS 2000 (Estuarine River Ocean Study) - north west Mediterranean (1988-)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North west Mediterranean

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Zooplankton growth rates; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Sedimentation flux of carbon, nitrogen or organic matter in the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related biomass expressed as nitrogen per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related biomass expressed as nitrogen per unit volume of the water column; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phytoplankton growth; Nitrification rate in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; nutrient analysers; plankton recorders; plankton nets; discrete water samplers; plankton counters

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises the data collected on an EC funded project in the north west Mediterranean looking at the effects of river runoff, primarily with regard to nutrient loadings and the resulting 'plankton' growth.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
References

Martin, J.M., and Barth, H. (1990) EROS 2000, European River Ocean System, Second Workshop on the North-West Mediterranean Sea Blanes, Spain, 6-9 February 1990., Water Pollution Research Report 20.; Martin, J.M. and Barth, H. (1991) EROS 2000, European River Ocean System, Third Workshop on the North-West Mediterranean Sea Den Burg/Texel, 21-25 October 1991., Water Pollution Research Report 28.

Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053008
Global identifier689
Last revised2009-12-01