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Title: Review of the phytoplankton monitoring programme and research activities in 2008
Authors: Salas, R.
Lyons, J.
Hynes, P.
Chamberlain, T.
Silke, J.
Keywords: Phytoplankton
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Marine Institute
Citation: Salas, R., Lyons, J., Hynes, P., Chamberlain, T. and Silke, J. (2009). Review of the phytoplankton monitoring programme and research activities in 2008. In: "Proceedings of the 9th Irish Shellfish Safety Scientific Workshop", Marine Environment and Health Series No. 37, Marine Institute, pp. 2-7.
Series/Report no.: Marine Environment and Health Series;37
Abstract: The National Monitoring programme for phytoplankton is a well established programme and this was shown through the improvement and refinement of Phytoplankton shellfish and finfish sites around the country. One important development in the last 2 years has been to increase the number of sentinel sites. A sentinel site is a designated sampling site where a total community Phytoplankton cell count and identification is carried out. The number of sentinel sites has increased from 11 in 2005 to 24 in 2008. This means a better coverage of all the bays around the country. The number of phytoplankton samples analysed in 2008 has seen an increase from the previous year.
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