Between 22 - 24 August 2014 the regular sampling activities of water for the goals of port baseline survey were carried out in the Italian port of Ancona, coordinated by the CNR-ISMAR of Ancona. 


Oceanographic parameters (i.e. salinity, temperature and depth) and water samples for chemical analyses (O2, Chl-a and nutrients content) were collected from the two selected stations inside the port and from the 4 selected stations outside the port. 


Figure 1: Niskin bottles with CTD used for water sampling on board of Dallaporta.


From the same sampling sites water samples for microbiological analyses (i.e. pathogens) were collected as well. 



Figure 3: Water samples processing for microbiological analyses on board of the Tecnopesca.


 Figure 4: Alessandra collecting water samples from the Niskin.

Published: Friday, 22 August 2014 20:04
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