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REPHY taxon richness product - spring
Description Gridded abundance map representing phytoplankton taxon richness along the French coast. Phytoplankton organisms are responsible for about 45% of annual global photosynthesis. They are as such vital for the functioning of marine food webs (considered in MSFD descriptor 4) and are the main drivers of the global biogeochemical cycles. This product was developed with DIVA (Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis) and the scale represents the number of presences. Data was provided by IFREMER (REPHY).

Citation: European Marine Observation Data Network (EMODnet) Biology project (www.emodnet-biology.eu), funded by the European Commission’s Directorate - General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE).
 
Author VLIZ, NIOZ ·  MP4 file - 150.77 kB - 900 x 900 pixels added on 2015-09-28289 viewsPart of dataset Gridded abundance maps of phytoplankton diversity and tox... Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
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