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Western Channel Observatory (L4) nutrient concentration profiles (2000 - 2014)

Title

Nutrient concentration profiles from long term time series at Station L4 in the Western English Channel from 2000 to 2014.

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 02.6' N; 4 22.5' W) situated off 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 17 January 2000 - 15 December 2014
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 28 May 2015
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) doi:10.5285/15026a5a-ffbe-09df-e053-6c86abc007cb
Short DOI doi:10/42f
Supersedes This dataset supersedes that published at
Superseded This dataset is superseded by that published at Western Channel Observatory (L4) nutrient concentration profiles (2000 - 2015) doi:10.5285/42723b62-b6fb-2cb3-e053-6c86abc056ad
Citation text Woodward E.M.S.; Harris C.; Al-Moosawi L. (2015). Nutrient concentration profiles from long term time series at Station L4 in the Western English Channel from 2000 to 2014. British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK. doi:10/42f.

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