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Benthos Cretan Continental Shelf
Citation
Dounas C., 1988: Benthos Cretan Continental Shelf. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece
Contact: Faulwetter, Sarah

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Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
This dataset is part of a national project on the consequences of the Navarino Oil spill, in 1994 at the Gialova Lagoon, Ionian Sea. The Cretan coasts were studied from May 1987, in order to assess the level of their environmental degradation due to touristic and other anthropogenic activities

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Benthic fauna, Biogeography, Data, Marine Genomics, MED, Crete Sea

Geographical coverage
MED, Crete Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1988

Parameters
Density Methodology , Silicon (Si), Total organic carbon (TOC)
Density: Smith McIntyre Grab
Sampling surface of the grab: 0.1 m2

Contributors
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), more
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC)data ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
MedOBIS: Mediterranean Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)

Project
MarBEF: Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning - EU Network of Excellence

Publication
Based on this dataset
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1997). The continental shelf of Crete: structure of macrobenthic communities. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 160: 185-196
Karakassis, I.; Eleftheriou, A. (1998). The continental shelf of Crete: the benthic environment. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 19(4): 263-277

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-27
Information last updated: 2020-10-09
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