de Villiers, Stephanie (2017): Biogeochemical climatology for the Southern Benguela Upwelling System, constructed from in situ monthly monitoring data collected from 2001 to 2012. Department of Environmental Affairs, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.882218
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A biogeochemical monthly climatology had been constructed for the Southern Benguela Upwelling System, from in situ data collected along a 10 station monitoring line, sampled at monthly intervals from 2001 to 2012. The monitoring line reaches a maximum offshore distance of about 150 km, with monitoring station depths ranging from 27 to 392 m. In addition to temperature, salinity and oxygen CTD profile data (at 1 m depth resolution), monitoring data for the macro-nutrients (phosphate, nitrate, nitrite, silicate) and chlorophyll-a, obtained from bottle samples, are available at 3 to 9 depths at each station. This climatology provides valuable data of biogeochemical cycles in eastern boundary upwelling systems, and will be particularly useful for the purpose of validating ocean models.
Median Latitude: -32.454010 * Median Longitude: 17.657983 * South-bound Latitude: -32.652700 * West-bound Longitude: 16.804500 * North-bound Latitude: -32.309000 * East-bound Longitude: 18.305000
Minimum DEPTH, water: 5 m * Maximum DEPTH, water: 370 m
SBUS_St-01 * Latitude: -32.309000 * Longitude: 18.305000 * Location: Benguela Upwelling * Method/Device: Monitoring (MON)
SBUS_St-02 * Latitude: -32.310500 * Longitude: 18.274667 * Location: Benguela Upwelling * Method/Device: Monitoring (MON)
Oxygen was originally given in ml/l and was converted to µmol/l by multiplying by 44.66
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