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Dutch long term monitoring of phytoplankton in the Dutch Continental Economical Zone of the North Sea
Citation
Ministery of Infrastructure and Environment, The Netherlands; (2017): Dutch long term monitoring of phytoplankton in the Dutch Continental Economical Zone of the North Sea

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Description
Long term measurements of phytoplankton composition in the Dutch national part of the North Sea. Samples were taken 12 - 24 times per year between 1990 and 2015 and analysed to the level of genus, species, or other taxon group. The dataset has been used for assessment of the marine environment and habitat quality in the scope of the OSPAR Quality Status Reports and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Currently, there are known issues concerning the quality of the data caused by changes in analytic procedures and labs. When more information is available, this will be published through EMODnet. more

The monitoring is directed and the dataset is maintained by Rijkswaterstaat, the executing body of the Dutch Ministery for Infrastructure and Environment. Publication of the dataset has been facilitated by Deltares, The Netherlands.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Long-term monitoring, Marine Strategy Framework Directive, MSFD, ANE, Netherlands, Dutch Continental Shelf, Cercozoa, Charophyta, Chlorophyta, Choanozoa, Ciliophora, Cryptophyta, Cyanobacteria, Euglenozoa, Haptophyta, Myzozoa, Ochrophyta, Platyhelminthes, Radiozoa, Sarcomastigophora

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Dutch Continental Shelf [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1990 - 2012

Taxonomic coverage
Cercozoa [WoRMS]
Charophyta [WoRMS]
Chlorophyta [WoRMS]
Choanozoa [WoRMS]
Ciliophora [WoRMS]
Cryptophyta [WoRMS]
Cyanobacteria [WoRMS]
Euglenozoa [WoRMS]
Haptophyta [WoRMS]
Myzozoa [WoRMS]
Ochrophyta [WoRMS]
Platyhelminthes [WoRMS]
Radiozoa [WoRMS]
Sarcomastigophora [WoRMS]

Contributors
Deltares, more
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu; Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), moredata creator

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

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-07-13
Information last updated: 2017-07-27
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