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Data set name

Burrishoole Biological Phytoplankton Monitoring Co. Mayo Ireland (since 2008)

Data holding centreMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodFrom 2008 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Burrishoole Co. Mayo

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time; Fish and shellfish catch statistics

Instruments

Active fishing gear

Description 
Summary

Routine sampling of Lough Feeagh phytoplankton began in 2008. Phytoplankton counts from water samples have been carried out on an ad-hoc basis through several projects since 2008. Lough Furnace phytoplankton has also been sampled since 2008 and some samples have been enumerated. Phytoplankton is plankton consisting of microscopic plants. Data parameters measured include: Phytoplankton species count.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttps://www.marine.ie/Home/marine-institute-request-digital-data
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute (Newport Facility)
AvailabilityLicence
ContactElvira De Eyto (Scientific and Technical Officer)
Address

Marine Institute (Newport Facility)
Furnace
Newport
Co. Mayo
F28 PF65
Ireland

Telephone+353-98-42300
Facsimile+353-98-42340
Emaildatarequests@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierSD.IE.MI.FEAS.Burrishoole.Phytoplankton
Global identifier6529
Last revised2017-10-25