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Data set name

Biological, physical and chemical oceanographic data of Malliakos Gulf, central Greece (1998-2000)

Data holding centreUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period1998 - 2000
OngoingNo
Geographical area

3 sites in Malliakos Gulf, Central Greece

Observations 
Parameters

Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Bacteria taxonomy-related biomass expressed as carbon per unit volume of the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Particulate total and organic carbon concentrations in the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in sediment

Description 
Summary

The aim of the project is to investigate the apparent uncoupling between water column productivity and soft bottom benthos. Sampling was carried out at three 15 days intervals in winter (two years) and summer. The project was financed by the EE (TMR grant).

OriginatorsUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
AvailabilityLicence
ContactProf. M. Moraitou-Apostolopoulou
Address

University of Athens, Department of Biology, Laboratory of Zoology (LZ/UATH)
Panepistimiopolis
Athens

157 01
Greece

Telephone+30-210-7274606
Emailmapostol@biol.uoa.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6036007
Global identifier1365
Last revised2015-07-14