METRIC: Testing the tools for phytoplankton and chlorophyll developed by the Marine Plants Task Team (MPTT)

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Resource or Project Abstract

This study used recently collected (2006) Macroalgal and Angiosperm data to investigate the suitability of the Ire-UK MPTT (Marine Plants Task Team) tools to determine Water Quality Ecological Status.

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Dr. Francis O'Biern
The Marine Institute
Research Scientist
The Marine Institute, Renville, Oranmore, Marine Environment and Food Safety Services, Renville, Oranmore Co. Galway, Ireland
Telephone: 353 91 387 200
e-mail: institute.mail@marine.ie

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=44
Resource Keywordsphytoplankton chlorophyll metric marine plants
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2005-S-MS-37
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeWater Quality
Resource Availability: Any User Can Download Files From This Resource
Public-Open
Limitations on the use of this ResourceThis data has not been submitted to the Environmental Research Centre (ERC). A data request, however, can be made through the MI website www.marine.ie/home/publicationsdata/RequestForData.htm
Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 0
Project Start Date Monday 23rd January 2006 (23-01-2006)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Monday 23rd January 2006 (23-01-2006)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Sunday 28th January 2007 (28-01-2007)
Published on SAFERFriday 5th October 2007 (05-10-2007)
Date of Last EditFriday 5th October 2007 at 16:12:26 (05-10-2007)
Datasets or Files Updated On Friday 5th October 2007 at 16:11:40 (05-10-2007)

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Description of Geographical Characteristics of This Project or Dataset
Several Bays around the Irish coast: Some are mapped in the bounding box: Ballysadare Bay, Dublin Bay, Gweebarra Bay, Killary Harbour, Kinsale , Liffey and Tolka Estuaries (Dublin), Lower Suir (Waterford), Mulroy Bay, Waterford Harbour.

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METRIC Project
Supplementary Information
Macroalgae (species presence/absence and percentage cover)
Angiosperms:
Seagrass (species presence/absence, percentage cover and spatial extent)
Salt marsh (spatial extent)
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