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Western Channel Observatory (L4) nutrient concentration profiles (2000 - 2012)

Title

Nutrient concentration profiles from long term time series at Station L4 in the Western English Channel from 2000 to 2012.

Author(s) Woodward E.M.S. (1); Harris C. (1); Al-Moosawi L. (1)

(1) Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Subject oceans
Abstract

Results are reported for the analysis of water samples taken from the L4 long-term sampling station (50 15.0'N; 4 13.0'W) situated of the south-west coast of England, United Kingdom. The analyses are reported for Nitrate+Nitrite, Nitrite, Silicate and Phosphate concentrations. The data set begins in 2000 and since 2007 has been on a more regular almost weekly sampling protocol. A classical picture is seen of generally summer nutrient depletion and with higher winter of the Nitrate, Silicate and Phosphate, however particularly in wet summers like 2012 there is a big influence of the River Tamar and spikes of high nutrient loads are seen being introduced into this near-shore sampling site.

Temporal coverage January 2000 - December 2012
Spatial coverage English Channel
File format Delimited
Language English
Discovery metadata record Link to the related European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED) record
Publisher British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK
Publication date 07 February 2013
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) doi:10.5285/075f8000-7114-11e2-907f-1803734a77fb
Short DOI doi:10/mqn
Superseded This dataset is superseded by that published at
Citation text Woodward E.M.S.; Harris C.; Al-Moosawi L. (2013). Nutrient concentration profiles from long term time series at Station L4 in the Western English Channel from 2000 to 2012. British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK. doi:10/mqn.

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