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Data set name

The effect of environmental change in salt-marshes of Mira and Tagus estuaries, Portugal (1993-95)

Data holding centreUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1993 to 1995
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mira and Tagus estuaries (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Coastal geomorphology; Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Fish non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Fish behaviour; Concentration of dissolved organic matter in the water column; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Land vegetation; Terrestrial water content; Sediment grain size parameters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Primary production in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Concentration of organic matter in sediments; Dissolved total and organic nitrogen concentrations in the water column; Dissolved total or organic phosphorus concentration in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Stable isotope enrichment in the water column

Instruments

Unknown

Description 
Summary

The idea is to deepen the understanding of the functioning of salt- marshes in order to develop instruments and criteria to anticipate the response of European salt-marshes to environmental change, particularly in the context of sea-level rise.

OriginatorsUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityNo access
ContactProf. Alexandre Bettencourt/Prof. Joao Bernardo
Address

University of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Rua Romão Ramalho, nº 59 - Colégio Luís António Verney
Évora

7000-671
Portugal

Telephone+351 266745385
Facsimile+351 266745395
Emailsecretariado@decol.uevora.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15003008
Global identifier2151
Last revised2009-10-30