Lago Cedrino - Italy

Basic Information
Site Name
Lago Cedrino
Short name
IT10-002-A
Country
Italy
Site Manager
Site Description
Lake Cedrino (IT10-002-A) is the result of the dam on the Cedrino River built in 1984. The lake is located in the eastern centre of Sardinia. It has a surface area of 1.5 km2 and a volume of 20 x 106 m3 when it is filled to the maximum share (103 m a. s.l.), and a mean depth of 26.5 m. The catchment covers about 627 km2.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:32
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Purpose
The main activities are oriented to study eutrophication and phytoplankton in relation to the use and characteristics of catchment areas, possible disturbances and to the global climate change. The collected data series mainly regard the dynamics of phytoplankton and trophic status, with particular attention to toxic blooms of cyanobacteria, due to the use of water for drinking supplies. In particular the data concerns the main limnological parameters (Secchi depth, temperature, pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen and saturation, alkalinity, NH4-N, NO2-N, NO3-N, total nitrogen, soluble reactive phosphorus, total phosphorus, dissolved silica, Fe and Mn dissolved) and phytoplankton abundances, as chlorophyll a, cell densities and biomass, class and species composition.
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Geographic
Size
113.00ha
Elevation (average)
130.00msl
Elevation (min)
130.00msl
Elevation (max)
130.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Italia (Italy) (LTER_EU_IT_049)This site is a verified "LTER Italia (Italy)" member.
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