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Data set name

Sea water quality data from near-shore areas of Lesvos and Limnos Islands, east Aegean Sea (1990-1992)

Data holding centrePrefecture of Lesvos, Environmental Office, Environmental Laboratory (EL/PL)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom May 1990 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Lesvos Island and Limnos Island at the east Aegean Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Description 
Summary

Sea water samples are collected from surface waters (30cm below the sea surface) of selected stations, at natural bathing beaches, where water depth ranges between 1.0m and 1.5m. The number of sampling stations has been increased from 31 in 1990 to 52 in 1992. Samples are obtained every fortnight, during the period from May to October of each year, according to the CEC Bathing Water Directive. Data on faecal streptococci exists since 1992.

OriginatorsPrefecture of Lesvos, Environmental Office, Environmental Laboratory (EL/PL)
Availability 
OrganisationPrefecture of Lesvos, Environmental Office, Environmental Laboratory (EL/PL)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactA. Statheli
Address

Prefecture of Lesvos, Environmental Office, Environmental Laboratory (EL/PL)
2 Ictinou Str
Mytilini

81 100
Greece

Telephone+30-22510-24767
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6019001
Global identifier1309
Last revised2015-07-13