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Table 2. Environmental variables for each sampling occasion

From: Metagenomes and metatranscriptomes from the L4 long-term coastal monitoring station in the Western English Channel

Property Measurementa
Sample Collection date (MIGS-5) 01/28 01/28 04/22 04/22 08/26 08/26 08/27 08/27 Evidence code
Sample collection time 15:38 19:30 16:00 22:00 16:00 22.00 04:00 10:00  
Temperature (°C) 10.1 10.1 9.7 9.6 15.9 15.8 15.7 15.8 IDA
Density (kg m−2) 1025.6 1026.3 1027.2 1027.1 1023.5 1024.3 1024.5 1024.4  
Salinity (PSU) 33.3 34.2 35.1 35.0 32.1 33.0 33.3 33.2  
Chlorophyll a (µg/L) 0.8 0.9 2.2 1.3 9.2 8.2 9.8 11.9 IDA
Total Organic Nitrogen (µmol L-1) 1.3 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.3 3.0 4.1 IDA
Total Organic Carbon (µmol L-1) 33.2 38.2 27.2 19.4 26.8 26.5 22.0 23.7 IDA
NO2 + NO3 (µmol L-1) 10.9 10.0 4.0 3.8 0.1 0.1 0.9 0.1  
Ammonia (µmol L-1) 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 IDA
SRP (µmol L-1) 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1  
Silicate (µmol L-1) 6.0 5.8 2.6 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2  
  1. a Samples collected January–August, 2008. Evidence codes: MIGS-5: TAS [5].