Phytoplankton measurements from the Namibian upwelling system during the Maria S. Merian cruise MSM 17/3


Phytoplankton samples taken by CTD- rosette sampler from different depths within the upper mixed layer. Date are mean values of the depth range given. Phytoplankton counted by means of inverted microscope according to the classical UTERMÖHL method. Counts converted to biomass (wet weight) according to the method described by HELCOM (2010, Principle of the method also described by Olenina et al. (2006, hdl:10013/epic.39031.d001).

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Creator Wasmund, Norbert
Publisher PANGAEA
Contributor Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde
Publication Year 2012
Funding Reference Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn, 03F0650
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported;
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 1036 data points
Discipline Biospheric Sciences; Ecology; Geosciences; Natural Sciences
Spatial Coverage (-13.967W, -26.668S, 15.059E, 3.783N); Benguela Upwelling
Temporal Coverage Begin 2011-01-30T10:46:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2011-03-04T02:34:00Z