Organic and inorganic carbon content of 886 surficial (top 10cm) sediment samples from across Scottish adjacent waters. Samples were collected across the Scottish portion of the UK EEZ with the aim of understanding the organic and inorganic carbon content of differing sediment types across differing oceanographic conditions to better understand carbon storage in marine sediments.

The work is part of the Scottish Blue Carbon Forum research programme funded by the Scottish Government.
Date made available19 Jan 2021
PublisherMarine Scotland
Geospatial polygon 54.398149266172, -8.173828125, 61.756230775651, 1.7578125


  • carbon
  • organic carbon
  • inorganic carbon
  • sediment
  • seafloor
  • Scotland
  • UK
  • Sediment type
  • folk
  • marine geology
  • fjords
  • Continental Shelf

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