J-GLOBAL ID:201110034939109857   Research Resource code:5000001536 Update date:Feb. 02, 2010

Periodical observation data in Lake Biwa

Owning Organization:
Contact: NAKANO Shin-ichi
Resource classification: Factual data,Factual database
Research area  (1): Ecology/environment
Limnological data have been collected in regular
limnological observations since 1965, conducted
at 1 site in the northern basin and 3 sites in the
southern basin in Lake Biwa.
Parameters obtained are transparency, water
temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen contents,
chlorophyll a, and collections of plankton and
benthos have been also made.
Data until 1997 are already published as Technical
Data after 1998 are now under preparation to open
in our HP. abailable on our website (
Research field : Lake Biwa, ecosystem, biodiversity, environment
User procedures and method:
If you are interested, you can contact with
technical officer, Mr.T. Koitabashi at Center for
Ecological Research, Kyoto University.
The address is 509-3,2-chome, Hirano, Otsu, Shiga, 520-2113, Japan. You
can also either call on +81-77-549-8221 or send a
fax on +81-77-549-8201. There is no charge for data
usage, however you must be a qualified researcher.

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