Algal situation reports

Reports from SMHIs offshore sampling programme, which describe the algal situation in marine waters surrounding Sweden.

Algae report number 3, 2014

The Kattegat and the southern part of the Skagerrak were dominated by an unidentified flagellate. It has also been recorded in the Danish monitoring programme. In the Skagerrak, the dinoflagellate Peridiniella danica and large cells from the diatom Cerataulina pelagica were common. The unidentified …

 
Type: Report
Author: Malin Mohlin
Published: May, 2014
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Algae report number 2, 2014

This report presents the results from the cruise from the end of February to the beginning of March. The species diversity and cell concentrations were low in the Baltic Sea and at the majority of the stations visited in the Skagerrak and the Kattegat. The most species rich samples were found at …

 
Type: Report
Author: Malin Mohlin
Published: Mar, 2014
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Algae report number 1, 2014

A new cooperation between SMHI and the Finnish SYKE has started. This is the first AlgAware with data from samplings with the Finnish ship R/V Aranda. All phytoplankton samples from the Skagerrak, the Kattegat and the Baltic Sea contained low species diversities and all of the cell counts were …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Feb, 2014
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Algae report number 12, 2013

This report presents the results from the first of two December cruises. The Baltic Proper and the Bothnian Bay were visited. Merely three phytoplankton stations were sampled due to the stormy weather in the area. The potentially harmful flagellate Prymnesium cf. polylepis was present at all …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Dec, 2013
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Algae report number 11, 2013

This report presents the results from two November cruises. The Baltic Proper was visited in the beginning of the month, and the Skagerrak, the Kattegat and Southwestern Baltic areas in the end. The number of species and cell numbers were low in the Skagerrak area. In the Kattegat the species …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Nov, 2013
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Algae report number 10, 2013

This report presents the results from two October cruises. The Skagerrak, the Kattegat and Southwestern Baltic areas were visited in the beginning of the month, and the Baltic Proper at the end. The number of species and cell numbers were very low in the Skagerrak and the Kattegat. The …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Nov, 2013
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Algae report number 9, 2013

This report presents the results from two September cruises. A small diatom bloom was proceeding at the Skagerrak coast and in the Kattegat area during the second cruise. In open Skagerrak, the plankton flora was scarce with a few small species in low cell numbers. The integrated chlorophyll a …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Oct, 2013
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Algae report number 8, 2013

This report offers results from two August cruises. The phytoplankton diversity was low in the Skagerrak and the Kattegat areas. Merely small species were found in high cell numbers, i.e. the coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi, known to colour the ocean turquoise when blooming. The chlorophyll a …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik, Marie Johansen
Published: Sep, 2013
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Algae report number 7 part 2, 2013

AlgAware number 7 is split in two parts because the July cruise is divided into two. This report, part 2, presents phytoplankton analysis from the Skagerrak, the Kattegat and the southwestern part of the Baltic Proper. Phytoplankton analyses have partly been made on board, partly on land, at the …

 
Type: Report
Author: Marie Johansen, Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Aug, 2013
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Algae report number 7.1, 2013

AlgAware number 7 is split in two parts because the July cruise is divided into two. This report, part 1, presents phytoplankton analysis from the Baltic Sea. The second cruise is planned to start 30th of July and will cover the Skagerrak, Kattegat and the southern Baltic. Phytoplankton analysis …

 
Type: Report
Author: Ann-Turi Skjevik
Published: Jul, 2013
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