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General
Data set name

European Microbiology of Particulate Systems

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1993-1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mediterranean Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in sediment; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Bacterial growth; Primary production in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Ocean colour and earth-leaving visible waveband spectral radiation; Bacterial consumption in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in sediment

Instruments

CTD; discrete water samplers; ocean colour radiometers; continuous water samplers; particulates samplers; sediment settling tubes

Description 
Summary

A collaborative EU programme of microbiologists examining the microbiology of the oligotrophic Mediterranean sea during 1993-1996 (5 cruises). Original data are available for the whole project from the Mediterranean targetted program final reports and databases.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
References

Turley, C.M., Bianchi, M., Christaki, U., Conan, P., Harris, J.R.W., Psarra, S., Ruddy, G., Stutt, E.D., Tselepide, A., Van Wambeke, F. (2000) Relationship between primary producers and bacteria in an oligotrophic sea--the Mediterranean and biogeochemical implications., Marine Ecology Progress Series 193: 11-18.; Turley, C.M., and Stutt, E.D. (2000) Depth-related cell-specific bacterial leucine incorporation rates on particles and its biogeochemical significance in the Northwest Mediterranean., Limnology and Oceanography 45(2): 419-425.; Conan, P., Turley, C.M., Stutt, E., Pujo-Pay, M., and Van Wambeke, F. (1999) Relationship between phytoplankton efficiency and the proportion of bacterial production to primary production in the Mediterranean Sea., Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 17(2): 131-144.

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 identifier1053051
Global identifier730
Last revised2009-12-01