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Data set name

Sea water quality data in near-shore coastal areas of the North Aegean Sea (1985-1992)

Data holding centreAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Laboratory of Hygiene (LHG/AUTH)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom 1985 - 1992 (May to October)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Approximately 165 coastal sites covering the coasts of Thrace and Macedonia in Northern Greece

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria environmental parameters

Description 
Summary

All sea water samples are examined for the presence of total coliforms, faecal coliforms and faecal streptococci. Both the membrane filtration technique and the tube series technique are used for the estimation of most probable number. Sea water samples cover 165 sites of bathing areas which are examined from May to October, regularly, every fortnight.

OriginatorsAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Laboratory of Hygiene (LHG/AUTH)
Availability 
OrganisationAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Laboratory of Hygiene (LHG/AUTH)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactProf. V. Katsouyiannopoulos / Dr T. Vayonas
Address

Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Laboratory of Hygiene (LHG/AUTH)

Thessaloniki

540 06
Greece

Telephone+30-2310-991939
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6026001
Global identifier1327
Last revised2015-07-22