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Norwegian dataset

EDDI dataset codeBergen
Dataset typepH
Number of samples96
Collection date1989 - 1990
ContributorsFrode Berge, John Birks, John Boyle
ContactJohn Birks

Ninety-six sites are included from a Norwegian data set developed by Birks et al. (unpublished). Of these, ninety-two samples from lakes in southern and central Norway have been applied as a training set (ter Braak & Juggins 1993, Larsen 2000).

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  • Summary of environmental data for this dataset:
    VariableUnitsNMinMaxMean
    Alkalinity畫q/l96-512755226
    Aluminium (labile)痢/l96-1.0828170.9
    Aluminium (monomeric)痢/l9610.513542.8
    Aluminium (total)痢/l9612.7339114
    Calcium畫q/l967.352639265
    Chloride畫q/l9617.327886.3
    Conductivity猶/cm9612.833947.8
    Iron痢/l8710750147
    Magnesium畫q/l9612.783061.4
    Manganese痢/l81109024.3
    Maximum depth of lakem9533413.5
    pHpH units964.328.295.84
    Potassium畫q/l962.231449.85
    Silicamg/l960.284.591.58
    Sodium畫q/l9622.820280.3
    Sulphate畫q/l9620.646186.1
    Total nitrogen痢/l961.12115997.9
    Total organic carbonmg/l960.98.583.29
    Total phosphorus痢/l9631078.52
    Water depth of diatom samplem9533413.5
    Zinc痢/l960.3636.47.74

    Publications for this dataset:

    Larsen, J. 2000. Recent changes in diatom-inferred pH, heavy metals, and spheroidal carbonaceous particles in lake sediments near an oil refinery at Mongstad, Western Norway. Journal of Paleolimnology 23: 343-363.

    ter Braak, C.J.F. & S. Juggins, 1993. Weighted averaging partial least squares regression (WA-PLS): an improved method for reconstructing environmental variables from species assemblages. Hydrobiologia 269/270: 485-502.