Western Channel Observatory (L4) nutrient concentration profiles (2000 - 2017)

Woodward, EMS; Harris, C. Western Channel Observatory (L4) nutrient concentration profiles (2000 - 2017). [Output (Electronic)]

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Abstract/Summary

Results are reported for the analysis of water samples taken from the L4 longterm sampling station (50 15.0' N;04 13.0 'W) situated off the southwest coast of England, United Kingdom. The analyses are reported for Nitrate+Nitrite, Nitrite, Silicate and Phosphate concentrations, for samples that are both filtered and unfiltered. The dataset begins in 2000 and runs through to 2017. Since 2007 the site visits have been on a more regular almost weekly sampling protocol. A classical picture is seen of generally summer nutrient depletion and with higher winter concentrations of Nitrate, Silicate and Phosphate, however particularly in wet summers like 2012 there is a big influence of the River Tamar and spikes of high nutrient loads are seen being introduced into this nearshore sampling site. Temporal coverage 17 January 2000 - 18 December 2017

Item Type: Output (Electronic)
Additional Keywords: oceans
Subjects: Data and Information
Earth Sciences
Ecology and Environment
Depositing User: S Hawkins
Date made live: 23 Apr 2020 08:57
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2020 08:57
URI: http://plymsea.ac.uk/id/eprint/8919

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