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Data set name

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mussels of Thermaikos Gulf, NW Aegean Sea (1981)

Data holding centreAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Ecology and Protection of the Environment (LEPE/AUTH)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodFrom January to December 1981
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Thermaikos Gulf

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Description 
Summary

The aim of the project was to investigate the state of pollution of Thermaikos Gulf by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, carrying out analyses in mussels, which are considered the most important biological indicators for the pollution by the aforementioned substances. A total of 57 samples of mussels from the western and eastern coast of Thermaikos Gulf were analysed.

OriginatorsAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Ecology and Protection of the Environment (LEPE/AUTH)
Availability 
OrganisationAristotelian University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Ecology and Protection of the Environment (LEPE/AUTH)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactProf. S. Kilikidis
Address

Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Ecology and Protection of the Environment (LEPE/AUTH)
P.O. Box 404
Thessaloniki

540 06
Greece

Telephone+30-2310-991304
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6023002
Global identifier1319
Last revised2015-07-13