Monitoring nutrients

Updated 2000-10-30

As part of plankton and fisheries surveyes samples for nutrients measurements are collected. This is part of our routine monitoring of the marine environment.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
not specified
Data collection
not specified
Data processing
not specified
Data reporting
not specified

Contact information

Contact person
Lars Foyn
Institute of marine research P.O. Box 1870 Nordnes 5817 Bergen Norway
+47 55 23 85 01
+47 55 23 85 84

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Other metals/elements
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Seawater/suspended particulate matter
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Nutrients in seawater: nitrite, nitrate, phosphate, silicate


Regions studied
Other metals/elements
Other metals/elements
Other areas
Norwegian continental shelf, selceted Norwegian fjords from Lysefjorden to Varangerfjorden

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
The data are available in the database of IMR
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

IMR is accreditated according to Norsk Akkreditering for nutrient analysis.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?


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