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Data set name

Bathing Water Quality Monitoring Programme for Greece Coastal Water

Data holding centreVelonakis Laboratories Ltd.
CountryGreece  Greece
Time period1991-2007
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coast areas of Greece (1800 sampling points covering the entire greek coastline)

Observations 
Parameters

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

Description 
Summary

The project provided: - Water sampling at 1800 specific sampling points - Detailed report on the pollution parameters on each coast, on every visit - Microbiological water analysis on each sample - Immediate report to authorities and re-sampling on cases of exceeding normal values - Internet - Information system for the public, regarding analysis results - Database - Statistical assessment for water quality. All the above work is carried out in implementation of the Greek National legislation for bathing waters, in compliance with relevant Greek and EU standards. The above project was carried out by Velonakis Laboratories on behalf of the Ministry for the Environment, from 1991 to 2007.

OriginatorsVelonakis Laboratories Ltd.
Data web sitehttp://www.thalassa.gr
Availability 
OrganisationVelonakis Laboratories Ltd.
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactK. Anastasopoulos (General Manager)
Address

Velonakis Laboratories Ltd.
104 Vas.Sofias Av.
Athens


Greece

Telephone+30-210-7470500
Emailwaternet@otenet.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6051001
Global identifier1392
Last revised2015-08-27