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AMORE III: Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and Human Activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health: phytoplankton species densities, nutrients and chlorophyll a concentrations in the Belgian coastal zone (2007-2009)
Contact: Laboratoire d'Écologie des Systèmes Aquatiques (ULB-ESA), more

The research project AMORE III addresses the dual control of changing human activity and climate on eutrophication processes in the BCZ and the feedback effect of eutrophication on goods and services provided by the BCZ. As a scientific contribution towards the sustainable use of the BCZ, AMORE III provides new ecological knowledge, technological developments and ecological modeling results and tools. more

Database on chlorophyll-a, phaeophytin-a, suspended solids and nutrient concentrations next to more than 10,000 phytoplankton species densities.

Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Environmental quality/pollution, Water composition > Nutrients
Marine/Coastal, Belgian coastal waters, Climate change, Ecological modeling, Eutrophication, Mussel farm, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), Achnanthes Bory, 1822, Actinoptychus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843, Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round, 1990, Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin, 1791, Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder, 1864, Bellerochea H. Van Heurck, 1885, Cerataulina H. Peragallo ex F. Schütt in Engler & Prantl, 1896, Chaetoceros C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844, Chaetoceros decipiens Cleve, 1873, Chaetoceros densus (Cleve) Cleve, 1899, Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder, 1864, Chaetoceros teres Cleve, 1896, Coscinodiscus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839, Coscinodiscus pavillardii Forti, 1922, Dactyliosolen fragilissimus (Bergon) Hasle, 1996, Diatoma J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824, Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow, 1885, Eucampia zodiacus Ehrenberg, 1839, Fragilariaceae Greville, 1833, Fragilariopsis F. Hustedt in A. Schmidt et al., 1913, Guinardia delicatula (Cleve) Hasle, 1997, Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.Peragallo, 1892, Guinardia striata (Stolterfoth) Hasle, 1996, Leptocylindrus danicus Cleve, 1889, Licmophora gracilis (Ehrenberg) Grunow, 1867, Lithodesmium undulatum Ehrenberg, 1839, Navicula transitans Cleve, 1883, Naviculaceae Kützing, 1844, Nitzschia delicatissima Cleve, 1897, Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs, 1861, Nitzschia seriata Cleve, 1883, Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh, 1832, Odontella regia (Schultze) Simonsen, 1974, Odontella rhombus (Ehrenberg) Kützing, 1849, Odontella sinensis (Greville) Grunow, 1884, Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) Cleve, 1873, Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel, 1899, Plagiogramma brockmannii Hustedt, 1939, Pleurosigma W. Smith, 1852, Podosira stelligera (Bailey) A.Mann, 1907, Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg, 1844, Rhizosolenia T. Brightwell, 1858, Rhizosolenia robusta G.Norman ex Ralfs, 1861, Rhizosolenia setigera Brightwell, 1858, Rhizosolenia shrubsolei Cleve, 1881, Schroederella J. Pavillard, 1913, Skeletonema R.K. Greville, 1865, Stauroneis membranacea (Cleve) Hustedt, 1959, Stephanopyxis turris (Greville) Ralfs, 1861, Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky, 1902, Thalassiosira P.T. Cleve, 1873 emend. Hasle, 1973, Thalassiosira fallax Meunier, 1910, Thalassiosira levanderi van Goor, 1924, Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve, 1873, Thalassiosira rotula Meunier, 1910, Triceratium alternans Bailey, 1851

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2007 - 2009

Taxonomic coverage
Achnanthes Bory, 1822 [WoRMS]
Actinoptychus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1843 [WoRMS]
Asterionellopsis glacialis (Castracane) Round, 1990 [WoRMS]
Bacillaria paradoxa J.F.Gmelin, 1791 [WoRMS]
Bacteriastrum hyalinum Lauder, 1864 [WoRMS]
Bellerochea H. Van Heurck, 1885 [WoRMS]
Cerataulina H. Peragallo ex F. Schütt in Engler & Prantl, 1896 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros C.G. Ehrenberg, 1844 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros decipiens Cleve, 1873 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros densus (Cleve) Cleve, 1899 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros socialis H.S.Lauder, 1864 [WoRMS]
Chaetoceros teres Cleve, 1896 [WoRMS]
Coscinodiscus C.G. Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Coscinodiscus pavillardii Forti, 1922 [WoRMS]
Dactyliosolen fragilissimus (Bergon) Hasle, 1996 [WoRMS]
Diatoma J.B.M. Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1824 [WoRMS]
Ditylum brightwellii (T.West) Grunow, 1885 [WoRMS]
Eucampia zodiacus Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Fragilariaceae Greville, 1833 [WoRMS]
Fragilariopsis F. Hustedt in A. Schmidt et al., 1913 [WoRMS]
Guinardia delicatula (Cleve) Hasle, 1997 [WoRMS]
Guinardia flaccida (Castracane) H.Peragallo, 1892 [WoRMS]
Guinardia striata (Stolterfoth) Hasle, 1996 [WoRMS]
Leptocylindrus danicus Cleve, 1889 [WoRMS]
Licmophora gracilis (Ehrenberg) Grunow, 1867 [WoRMS]
Lithodesmium undulatum Ehrenberg, 1839 [WoRMS]
Navicula transitans Cleve, 1883 [WoRMS]
Naviculaceae Kützing, 1844 [WoRMS]
Nitzschia delicatissima Cleve, 1897 [WoRMS]
Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs, 1861 [WoRMS]
Nitzschia seriata Cleve, 1883 [WoRMS]
Odontella aurita (Lyngbye) C.Agardh, 1832 [WoRMS]
Odontella regia (Schultze) Simonsen, 1974 [WoRMS]
Odontella rhombus (Ehrenberg) Kützing, 1849 [WoRMS]
Odontella sinensis (Greville) Grunow, 1884 [WoRMS]
Paralia sulcata (Ehrenberg) Cleve, 1873 [WoRMS]
Phaeocystis globosa Scherffel, 1899 [WoRMS]
Plagiogramma brockmannii Hustedt, 1939 [WoRMS]
Pleurosigma W. Smith, 1852 [WoRMS]
Podosira stelligera (Bailey) A.Mann, 1907 [WoRMS]
Rhaphoneis amphiceros (Ehrenberg) Ehrenberg, 1844 [WoRMS]
Rhizosolenia T. Brightwell, 1858 [WoRMS]
Rhizosolenia robusta G.Norman ex Ralfs, 1861 [WoRMS]
Rhizosolenia setigera Brightwell, 1858 [WoRMS]
Rhizosolenia shrubsolei Cleve, 1881 [WoRMS]
Schroederella J. Pavillard, 1913 [WoRMS]
Skeletonema R.K. Greville, 1865 [WoRMS]
Stauroneis membranacea (Cleve) Hustedt, 1959 [WoRMS]
Stephanopyxis turris (Greville) Ralfs, 1861 [WoRMS]
Thalassionema nitzschioides (Grunow) Mereschkowsky, 1902 [WoRMS]
Thalassiosira P.T. Cleve, 1873 emend. Hasle, 1973 [WoRMS]
Thalassiosira fallax Meunier, 1910 [WoRMS]
Thalassiosira levanderi van Goor, 1924 [WoRMS]
Thalassiosira nordenskioeldii Cleve, 1873 [WoRMS]
Thalassiosira rotula Meunier, 1910 [WoRMS]
Triceratium alternans Bailey, 1851 [WoRMS]

Ammonium (NH4+), Chlorophyll a, Nitrate (NO3-) + Nitrite (NO2-), Phaeocystis, Phosphate (PO43-), Phytoplankton density, Silicate (SiO44-)

Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Departement Beheer van het Mariene Ecosysteem; Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium; Belgisch Marien Data Centrum (BMDC), moredata manager
Université Libre de Bruxelles; École Interfacultaire de Bioingénieurs; Laboratoire d'Écologie des Systèmes Aquatiques (ESA), moredata owner

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Phytoplankton of the Belgian Continental shelf gathered by the ULB, more
(Partly) included in:
Marine phytoplankton community composition data from the Belgian part of the North Sea, 1968-2010, more
Other relations:
AMORE: Advanced modelling and research on eutrophication: Phaeocystis globosa and Diatoma densities, nutrients and photosynthetic pigments for station 330_a in the Belgian coastal zone (1997-2000), more
AMORE II: Advanced modelling and research on eutrophication: linking eutrophication and biological resources: nutrients, chlorophyll a and densities of phyto-and zooplankton in the Belgian coastal zone (2003-2006), more

AMORE III: Combined Effect of Changing Hydroclimate and Human Activity on Coastal Ecosystem Health, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-06-08
Information last updated: 2018-06-22
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