SHARK - National marine bacterioplankton monitoring in Sweden since 1989

Bacterial cell carbon content, cell volume and concentration at various sampling stations in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea. Sampling is performed with a rosette sampler or Niskin bottles attached to a wire.

Bacterioplankton has been monitored in Sweden since 1989. The national monitoring program was initiated by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and is now financed by the Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management. Monitoring is performed by Umeå University. Data is stored in the Swedish Ocean Data Archive (SHARK) database by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute.

Metadata Access
Publisher Blue-Cloud Data Discovery & Access service; EurOBIS - EMODnet Biology
Contributor Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ); Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management; Swedish Environmental Protection Agency; Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute; Umea University
Publication Year 2024
OpenAccess true
Contact blue-cloud-support(at)
Discipline Marine Science
Spatial Coverage (17.357W, 61.083S, 24.039E, 65.897N)
Temporal Coverage Begin 1989-01-01T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2018-01-01T00:00:00Z