The Plankton Toolbox is a free tool for aquatic scientists, and others, working with environmental monitoring related to phyto- and zooplankton. It is available for MacOS and  Windows. A Linux verion will produced upon request.

Features include:

  • Imports phyto- or zooplankton data in .txt and .xlsx files in different formats (configurable)
  • Work with data on abundance, biovolume and carbon content
  • Data screening - quality control of data
  • Aggregate data, e.g. from species level to class level
  • Plotting tools
  • Statistics (in early development)
  • Export data in .txt or .xlsx for further analyses or plotting
  • Plankton counter - use the PlanktonToolbox as a counting tool by the microscope

The software is available as version 1.1.1 for Windows and soon also for MacOS.

Update 7 December 2015
Version 1.1.1 for Mac is available

Update 3 December 2015
Version 1.1.1 for Windows is available


Plankton Toolbox 1.1.1 and Plankton toolbox User's guide version 1

Plankton Toolbox older version

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