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General
Data set name

BOFS Spring Bloom Sediment Trap Data 1989-1990

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1989-1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

NE Atlantic 20 West meridian; 47-60 North

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Sediment traps

Description 
Summary

Sub-samples from the BOFS sediment traps were taken for bacterial and cyanobacterial enumeration in order to estimate the flux of these organisms into the deep sea on particles and to estimate the rebound flux.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
References

Turley, C.M., and Mackie, P.J. (1995) Bacterial and cyanobacterial flux to the deep NE atlantic on sedimenting particles., Deep Sea Research I, 42(8): 1453-1474.

Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053035
Global identifier716
Last revised2009-12-01