1.) General description of the data set:

Data of phytoplankton off the coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

2.) Created:

1970 to 2007

3.) Last update:

December 2009

4.) Keywords:

Baltic Sea, Monitoring, Phytoplankton

5.) Area:

Southern Baltic Sea, coastal area

6.) Spatial extension:

Latitude: 53.822N-54.757N,

Longitude: 11.172E -14.233E

Depth: surface

7.) Spatial resolution:

16 Stations

8.) Time window:

Jan. 1970-Dec.2007

9.) Temporal resolution:

Monthly / variable

10.) Data:

Data for phytoplankton species according to the HELCOM ãChecklist for Phytoplankton SpeciesÒ

11.) Reference to other data sets:

12.) Data quality (degree of validation):

13.) Where to find the data?

Landesamt fŸr Umwelt, Naturschutz und Geologie (LUNG), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

14.) Contact person:

Mario von Weber
Landesamt fŸr Umwelt, Naturschutz und Geologie
Abt. Wasser & Boden
Goldberger Str. 12
18273 GŸstrow