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Data set name

Marine habitat types in some NATURA 2000 sites in Greece

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period1999-2000
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Greek coastline

Observations 
Parameters

Terrestrial mapping

Description 
Summary

The Project 'Identification and description of habitat types at sites of interest for conservation' is an action of the Ministry of Environment within the framework of Directive 92/43/EEC (Habitat Directive). The application of this directive is facilitating the creation of the European network of areas under special environmental management known as NATURA-2000.The Greek part of the NATURA-2000 network includes about 300 sites of which 250-270 have an important marine part. The aim of the 5th Study is the description and mapping of 67 sites of the network.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr P. Panagiotidis
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6010033
Global identifier1267
Last revised2015-08-27