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Phytoplankton of the Eastern South Pacific (OBIS, ESPOBIS)
Entry ID: cl_udec_copas_unap_phytoplankton

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Abstract: PATACHE: Title: Monitoring of the Structure of Phytoplankton Community in Collahuasi's Mining Project at Port Area in Punta Patache, Chile. Project funded by the mining company Doña Inés de Collahuasi.

A baseline evaluation was surveyed on the phytoplankton community structure. This evaluation defines potential effects from human activities made in the mining project Collahuasi at Punta Patache. ... View entire text
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Description: ESPOBIS
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Total records: 22499
Total species: 179

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -20.47   S: -22.17   E: -70.07   W: -70.46
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 470 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Herrera, L., Escribano, R.
Dataset Title: Phytoplankton of the Eastern South Pacific
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Concepción, CHILE
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-01
Stop Date: 2005-10-01
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
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Quality All the obtained records that this database includes were taken by a multidisciplinary team of high quality, which includes: Technical personel (related to research of the sea) Marine Biologists Assistants and Project investigators: Magíster (Msc) and Doctors in Science (Phd).
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Phone: (732) 932-6555 x 565
Fax: (732) 932-8578
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Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: 56-41-2204520
Fax: 56-41-2207254
Email: fgodoyf at
Contact Address:
Universidad de Concepción
P.O. BOX 160-C
City: Concepción
Country: Chile
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Rivera, P., Herrera, L., 2000. First record of Neostreptotheca torta von Stosch f. triangularis von Stosch (Bacillariophyceae) from the southeastern Pacific. Cryptogamie Algologie 21(1), 73-78.

Rivera, P., Herrera, L., Barrales, H., 1996. Report of two species of Thalassiosira (Bacillariophyceae), T. rotula Meunier and T. angustelineata (A. Schmidt) Fryxell et Hasle, as new to northern Chile. Cryptogamie Algologie 17(2), 123-130.

Herrera, L., Escribano, R., 2006. Factors structuring the phytoplankton community in the upwelling site off El Loa River in northern Chile. Journal of Marine Systems 61, 13-38.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-09-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05