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General
Data set name

Easdale Quarry, Easdale Island, Firth of Lorne, west coast of Scotland, nutrient data (1984)

Data holding centreScottish Association for Marine Science
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom March to November 1984
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Flooded quarry on Easdale Island, off Seil, Argyll, west coast of Scotland

Observations 
Parameters

Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Concentration of silicon species in the water column

Instruments

Nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

Survey carried out from moored raft in quarry at intervals of 10 days from late March until November 1984, with the most intensive sampling during weeks in May, July and August.

OriginatorsScottish Association for Marine Science
References

Tett, P., Edwards, A. Grantham, B. Jones, K.J. and Turner, M. (1988) Microplankton dynamics in an enclosed coastal water column in summer. In 'Algae and the aquatic environment' Bristol: Biopress. pp. 354-383., Round, F.E.; Grantham, B. (1984) C/N Flux project: Easdale Quarry. Nutrient results., SMBA Internal Report No. 125. Scottish Marine Biological Association, Oban.

Availability 
OrganisationScottish Association for Marine Science
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactSteven J Gontarek (Data Information Manager)
Address

Scottish Association for Marine Science

Argyll
Oban
PA37 1QA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1631 559314
Emailsteve.gontarek@sams.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1049029
Global identifier668
Last revised2009-12-01