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General
Data set name

POSIDONIA WATCHING NETWORK OF SE FRANCE REGION

Data holding centreUNIVERSITE DE LA MEDITERRANNEE (U2) / GIS POSIDONIE
CountryFrance  France
Time period1984 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Mediterranee Nord Occidentale

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts; Macroalgae and seagrass infection and damage

Instruments

Underwater cameras; satellite positioning systems; cameras; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Monitoring of marine environment; long time evolution (changes) of the Posidonia oceanica beds; use as bioindicator of global quality.

OriginatorsUNIVERSITE DE LA MEDITERRANNEE (U2) / GIS POSIDONIE
References

CHARBONNEL, E. et al (2003) Le Reseau de Surveillance Posidonies de la Region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur : resultats du suivi 2002. Region PACA/Agence de l'Eau RMC/GIS Posidonie/SM 13/DDE 83/Conseil General 06., GIS Posidonie publ., Marseille, Fr., 2003,1-176; CHARBONNEL, E., BOUDOURESQUE, C.F. (2002) Le Reseau de Surveillance Posidonies a l'aube de ses 20 ans., Mer & Littoral, 2002, 52,20-24; CHARBONNEL et al. (1992) "Reseau de surveillance Posidonies. Rapport 3eme phase, 2eme annee" GIS Posidonies publ.,1992, ,Marseille, Fr. : 138 pp, 1992; BOUDOURESQUE, C.F., et al. (2000) A Monitoring Network based on the seagrass Posidonia oceania in the Northwestern Mediterranean sea. 4th International Seagrass Biology Workshop "Seagrass 2000", Ajaccio., Biol. Mar Med, It, 2000, 7 (2),328-331; SINNASSAMY et al. (1991) "Reseau de surveillance Posidonies. Methodologie. Bilan et perspectives" GIS Posidonies publ.,1991,Marseille, Fr. : 36 pp, 1991; SINNASSAMY et al. (1991) "Reseau de surveillance Posidonies. Fiches Techniques" GIS Posidonies publ.,1991,Marseille, Fr. : 14pp, 1991

Data web sitehttp://www.com.univ-mrs.fr/DIMAR/
Availability 
OrganisationUNIVERSITE DE LA MEDITERRANNEE (U2) / GIS POSIDONIE
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMr Le Président du GIS Posidonie
Address

UNIVERSITE DE LA MEDITERRANNEE (U2) / GIS POSIDONIE
Parc scientifique & techno. de Luminy Case 901
Marseille cedex 9

13288
France

Telephone+(33) 04 91 82 91 35
Facsimile+33 (0)4 9 41 12 65
Emailboudour@com.univ-mrs.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierUMA209
Global identifier4541
Last revised2007-01-25