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Data set name

Tamar estuary bacterial studies (1985-1986)

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1985 to 1986
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tamar estuary, Devon, UK

Observations 
Parameters

Suspended particulate material aggregates; Bacteria environmental parameters; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria morphology and physiology; Carbon concentrations in sediment; Other physical and chemical properties of suspended particulate material; Bacterial growth; Suspended particulate material setting velocity parameters; Nitrogen concentrations in sediment; Suspended particulate material grain size parameters; Bacterial consumption in the water column; Raw suspended particulate material concentration sensor output; Bacterial production in the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Nutrient analysers; optical microscopes; liquid scintillation counters; X-ray diffractometers

Description 
Summary

This study comprised bacteria-particle interactions in turbid estuarine environments. It was a study of fractionated bacterial production and numbers, looking at the affects of particle attachment.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
References

Plummer, D.H., Owens, N.J.P., and Herbert, R.A. (1987) Bacteria—particle interactions in turbid estuarine environments., Continental Shelf Research Vol. 7(11-12): 1429-1433.

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 identifier1053010
Global identifier691
Last revised2009-10-19