Phytoplankton Study in Loch Creran (1971-1982)
Data set information
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|Data holding centre||University of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences|
|Time period||From 1971 to 1982|
Loch Creran, Argyll, Scotland
Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Phytoplankton growth; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column
Fluorometers; nutrient analysers; plankton nets; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor
The data are the results of a study of phytoplankton in relation to hydrography in Loch Creran. In some years, water samples were taken at weekly intervals from a pier and analysed for phytoplankton species composition and some other parameters. In other years a ship was used to profile temperature, salinity, chlorophyll and, in some cases, nutrients, at several sites in the loch, concentrating on key periods such as the spring phytoplankton increase.
|Originators||University of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences|
Tett, P. and Wallis, A. (1978) The general annual cycle of chlorophyll in Loch Creran., Journal of Ecology, 66, 227-239.
|Organisation||University of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences|
|Contact||Head of Department|
University of Wales, School of Ocean Sciences
|Telephone||+44 1248 351151|
|Collating centre||British Oceanographic Data Centre|