The data and resulting data products (tables, figures and maps) available on the indicator web pages can be used freely given that the source is cited. The indicator should be cited as following:
HELCOM (2018) Zooplankton mean size and total stock. HELCOM core indicator report. Online. [Date Viewed], [Web link].
Result: Zooplankton mean size and total stock
Data: Zooplankton mean size and total stock
The data are provided by national monitoring programmes with HELCOM COMBINE parameters and methods. The indicator is based on routine data obtained within current monitoring schemes in the Baltic Sea, and is applicable in all areas where the programme is implemented. All HELCOM Contracting Parties carry out relevant monitoring.
Data table 1. Overview of the datasets used for MSTS evaluation for the period 2011-2016; deviations in the sampling methods from the HELCOM COMBINE guidelines are indicated.