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Finnish Baltic Sea phytoplankton monitoring, KPLANK database
Citation
Finnish Environment Institute SYKE; (2017); Finnish Baltic Sea phytoplankton monitoring, KPLANK database

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Description
The KPLANK database includes data on phytoplankton, covering the Finnish coastal areas as well as the offshore areas of the Baltic Sea. The quantitative data mainly stem from the Finnish national monitoring program and statutory monitoring programs. In total the database contain approximately 240 000 quantitative records including size classes. The data span from 1963 to present. The database is regularly maintained and data is added continuously.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Long-term monitoring, Species distribution, ANE, Baltic, Bacteria, Chromista, Plantae, Protozoa

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1963 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Bacteria [WoRMS]
Chromista [WoRMS]
Plantae [WoRMS]
Protozoa [WoRMS]

Parameters
Abundance, Biomass, Cell size

Contributors
Finnish Environment Institute (FEI/SYKE), moredata creator

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Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-07-05
Information last updated: 2017-07-06
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