Dataset Overview

Species density of phytoplankton taxa and their morpho-functional trait (MFG) and competitive, stress-tolerant, and ruderal strategist (CSR) classifications for Windermere at the South Basin site approximately every month for 1993-2010. See QAQC notes and PhytoMetadata for explanations on the type column (cell vs. colonies).

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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83640 records with 17 fields

Data Availability

Data are available upon request

Preferred Citation

Feuchtmayr H, Stockwell JD (joint first authorship), Brentrup JA, Bruel R, Doubek JP, Patil VP, Thackeray SJ, De Ville MM (2021) Windermere phytoplankton data, 1993-2010. Global Evaluation of the Impacts of Storms on freshwater Habitat and structure of phytoplankton Assemblages (GEISHA) Working Group, FRB Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity and USGS John Wesley Powell Center. Available online at:

Update Frequency

As needed

Maintenance Plan

Not provided


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Previous Versions
    • Version 1 - 07May2021 (created 2021-05-07 by Jason Stockwell)