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Data set name

Dataset of trace metals in the suspended particulate matter of the Gulf of Riga and Daugava river estuary

Data holding centreLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
CountryLatvia  Latvia
ProjectBehavior of Nutrients and Heavy Metals in the Biogeochemical boundary layers of the Gulf of Riga; Investigation of the Pelagic - Bentic Interaction in the Open Part of the Gulf of Riga; Studies on biogeochemical transformation of antropogenic load in the southern part of the Gulf of Riga; Investigation of riverine N, P, Si and heavy metal bioavailability by compound size groups
Time period1998-1999 Fe and Mn, 2000 Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni and Pb, 2001-2006 Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb, Al, Cr, Ca
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Gulf of Riga, Daugava river estuary

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in suspended particulate material; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Nitrogen concentrations in suspended particulate material; Phosphorus concentrations in suspended particulate material; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Sieves and filters; elemental analysers; atomic absorption spectrometers; balances and scales; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

The monitoring of trace metals in suspended particulate matter in the Gulf of Riga has been carried out from 1998 to 2003. Trace metals monitored: 1998-1999 Fe and Mn, 2000 Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni and Pb, 2001-2006 Fe, Mn, Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb, Al, Cr, Ca

OriginatorsLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Availability 
OrganisationLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
AvailabilityNo access
ContactRita Poikane (Researcher)
Address

Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Voleru str.4
Riga

LV-1007
Latvia

Telephone+371 67614840
Facsimile+371 67601995
Emailrita@monit.lu.lv
Administration 
Collating centreLatvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology
Local identifier43001009
Global identifier1458
Last revised2009-01-30