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Abundance of phytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and bacteria at station L4, Western English Channel, 2007-2013

Title

Abundance of phytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and bacteria through the water column at time series station L4 in the Western English Channel, 2007-2013.

Author(s) Tarran G.A. (1)

(1) Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Subject biota, oceans
Abstract

This dataset contains depth profiles of the mean abundance of groups of plankton as cells per millilitre, measured using flow cytometry from the long-term sampling station, L4 (50 15.0'N; 4 13.0'W) situated off the south-west coast of England, United Kingdom. The groups quantified are divided into phytoplankton and heterotrophs. Phytoplankton groups quantified are: Synechococcus sp. (cyanobacteria)(Syn), picoeuakryotes (smaller than 2 µm) (Peuk), cryptophytes (Crypto), coccolithophores (Cocco), small dinoflagellates (<20 µm) (Dino), Phaeocystis sp. (Pcystis) and nanoeukaryotes (Neuk) not already mentioned (2-20 µm). Heterotrophs quantified are: heterotrophic nanoflagellates (HNAN), bacteria with relatively high nucleic acid content (HNA) and bacteria with relatively low DNA. Samples were collected and analysed in duplicate (heterotrophs) or triplicate (phytoplankton) from 2 m, 10 m, 25 m and 50 m depth. In 2007 the Secchi depth was sampled instead of the 10 m depth.

Temporal coverage April 2007 - December 2013
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 14 February 2014
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) doi:10.5285/f014becf-d6d6-3bb9-e044-000b5de50f38
Short DOI doi:10/rf8
Supersedes This dataset supersedes that published at Abundance of phytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and bacteria at station L4, Western English Channel, 2007-2012 doi:10.5285/de04ea05-ea51-4191-e044-000b5de50f38
Superseded This dataset is superseded by that published at Abundance of phytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and bacteria at station L4, Western English Channel, 2007-2014 doi:10.5285/116a5210-2d58-5ceb-e053-6c86abc0d420
Citation text Tarran G.A. (2014). Abundance of phytoplankton, heterotrophic nanoflagellates and bacteria through the water column at time series station L4 in the Western English Channel, 2007-2013. British Oceanographic Data Centre - Natural Environment Research Council, UK. doi:10/rf8.

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