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European Diatom Database - UK Meres TP Dataset

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Originator: Helen Bennion
Publication_Date: Unknown
Title: European Diatom Database - UK Meres TP Dataset
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Publisher: The University of Newcastle
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Online_Linkage: http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/datasetdesc.jsp?DatasetId=SCM
Description:
Abstract:
The European Diatom Database (EDDI) is a web-based information system designed to enhance the application of diatom analysis to problems of surface water acidification, eutrophication and climate change. This dataset includes 33 lakes from the Cheshire and Shropshire meres region of the English Midlands. They are all relatively small, shallow, lowland waterbodies. All lakes are alkaline and nutrient-rich with base-rich geology. Surface sediment samples were collected during February 1993 by University College London and diatoms were counted by Helen Bennion. These sites form part of a larger diatom-total phosphorus training set of 152 NW European lakes (Bennion et al., 1996) and have also been used to develop a chironomid-total phosphorus inference model (Brooks et al., 2001). Palaeolimnological studies have been undertaken at a number of these sites (e.g. Bennion et al., 1997, Brooks et al., 2001).
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REFERENCE: Bennion, H., Juggins, S. & Anderson, N. J. (1996a) Predicting epilimnetic phosphorus concentrations using an improved diatom-based transfer function and its application to lake eutrophication management. Environmental Science and Technology, 30, 2004-2007. Bennion, H., Monteith, D.T. & Appleby, P.G. (1997c) Nutrient reconstructions in standing waters. Final report to English Nature by ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, Research Report No. 37, University College London. Brooks S.J., Bennion, H. & Birks, H.J.B. (2001). Tracing lake trophic history with a chironomid-total phosphorus inference model. Freshwater Biology, 46, 513-533.
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Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19930101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -8.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 0.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 58.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 51.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > SURFACE WATER FEATURES > LAKES/RESERVOIRS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > ALKALINITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > CONDUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > PH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY > PHOSPHOROUS COMPOUNDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > CALCIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > MAGNESIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > POTASSIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PROTISTS > DIATOMS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > PLANTS > MICROALGAE > DIATOMS
Theme_Keyword: The European Diatom Database
Theme_Keyword: Lakes
Theme_Keyword: Lake Depth
Theme_Keyword: Alkalinity
Theme_Keyword: Calcium
Theme_Keyword: Chloride
Theme_Keyword: Conductivity
Theme_Keyword: Magnesium
Theme_Keyword: Nitrate
Theme_Keyword: Ph
Theme_Keyword: Potassium
Theme_Keyword: Sodium
Theme_Keyword: Sulphate
Theme_Keyword: Total Phosphorus
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > EUROPE > NORTHERN EUROPE > BRITISH ISLES > UNITED KINGDOM
Access_Constraints: Not Available
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: HELEN BENNION
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Environmental Change Research Centre,
Address: Department of Geography,
Address: 26 Bedford Way, University College London,
Address: London WC1H 0AP, UK
Address: http://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/~hbennion/
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 44 20 7679 5550
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 44 20 7679 7565
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: hbennion@geog.ucl.ac.uk
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Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
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Process_Date: Unknown
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: U-NCL/EDDI > European Diatom Database, University of Newcastle, UK
Contact_Person: STEPHEN JUGGINS
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: University of Newcastle
Address: Department of Geography
Address: Newcastle upon Tyne
Address: NEI 7RU
Country: UNITED KINGDOM
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 44 191 222 8799
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 44 191 222 5421
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Stephen.Juggins@ncl.ac.uk
Resource_Description: Finland
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
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Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
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Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://craticula.ncl.ac.uk/Eddi/jsp/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20110407
Metadata_Review_Date: 20160127
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: TYLER B. STEVENS
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 614-6898
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Tyler.B.Stevens@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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