European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)
Data set information
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|Data set name|
Larne Lough Trophic Status
|Data holding centre||Queens University Belfast - Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science|
|Time period||Jan 1999 - March 2001|
Larne Lough, Northern Ireland
Electrical conductivity 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; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Secchi disk depth; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column
CTD; inapplicable; discrete water samplers
A spatial survey of Larne Lough at 7 stations on 29 occasions between Jan 1997 - July 1998 was completed to determine the trophic status of Larne Lough. In addition nutrient inputs to the lough were calculated and mathematical modelling used to evaluate the effectiveness of management options.
|Originators||Queens University Belfast - Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science|
Charlesworth M. and Service, M.Lough. (2003) Nutrient Inputs and Trophic Status of Larne., Queens University of Belfast, Department of Agriculture (Northern Ireland).
|Organisation||Queens University Belfast - Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science|
Queens University Belfast - Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|