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Data set name

FIMR Biological Monitoring Data (1979-)

Data holding centreFinnish Environment Institute
CountryFinland  Finland
Time periodZoobenthos from 1954 to present, Phytoplankton, zooplankton and chlorophyll-a from 1979 to present, Primary production 1980-1997. Some earlier phytoplankton (1970-) and zooplankton (1966-) data exists in paper form.
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Phytoplankton taxonomic biomass in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Primary production in the water column; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance

Description 
Summary

The biological monitoring data is measured yearly during a zoobenthos cruise in early summer and a biological cruise in August in the Baltic Sea (pelagic parameters). Macrozoobenthos, zooplankton, phytoplankton and chlorophyll sampling and analyses methods are all accredited (EN ISO/IEC 17025).

OriginatorsFinnish Environment Institute
Finnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Availability 
OrganisationFinnish Environment Institute
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge
ContactRiitta Olsonen
Address

Finnish Environment Institute
Mechelininkatu 34a
Helsinki

00260
Finland

Telephone+358 40 182 3254
Emailriitta.olsonen@ymparisto.fi
Administration 
Collating centreFinnish Institute of Marine Research (FIMR)
Local identifier19001008
Global identifier2045
Last revised2009-11-24