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

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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

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Benthic fauna, Biogeography, Data, Marine Genomics, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, Crete Sea

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 24,1556; MinLat: 35 - MaxLong: 26,1639; MaxLat: 35,4917 [WGS84]
MED, Crete Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage

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

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), more
Faulwetter, Sarah
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC)data creatordata owner
Dounas, Costas

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

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

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

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