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Title: Marine case study 3 : phytoplankton dynamics : draft for discussion with project team
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This report describes phytoplanckton dynamics. Although background concentrations of Chlorophyll-a are required for large scale estimates, the highest Chlorophyll-a concentrations are found during phytoplankton bloom events. Such events may cause a nuisance to tourism and aquaculture and as such an understanding of their dynamics is advantageous. Such knowledge will allow an assessment to be made of whether the region may be Sensitive under the provisions of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (91/271/EEC) and will aid the Environment Agency in forming an opinion of the general state of pollution of the marine environment.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: PhytoplanktonPopulation dynamicsAlgal bloomsMarine environmentUrban Waste Water Treatment DirectiveChlorophylls
Extent: n.p. [39]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1875
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