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Data set name

PHYTOBENTHOS : COASTAL WATERS OF FRANCE AND OF OTHER REGIONS

Data holding centreIFREMER / STATION DE SETE
CountryFrance  France
Time period1975 -->
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Côtes France : Manche, Golfe Gascogne, Méditer. Occ., Oc. Indien (Kerguelen, St Paul), Pacifique (Polynésie, Californie)

Observations 
Parameters

Bathymetry and Elevation; Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies; Ocean colour and earth-leaving visible waveband spectral radiation; Side-scan sonar; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Sidescan sonars; underwater cameras; cameras; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Phytobenthos in French coastal waters and other coastal areas in Mediterranean, and Pacific and Indian Oceans

OriginatorsIFREMER / STATION DE SETE
References

Belsher, T., et M.C., Mouchot. (1992) Evaluation par teledetection satellitaire des stocks de Macrocystis pyrifera dans le Golfe du Morbihan (archipel de Kerguelen)., Oceanologica acta, 1992, (15) 3,297-307; Belsher, T., Youenou, G., Raillard, J.M., Peron, M., et Mereau, N. (1992) Caulerpa taxifolia sur le littoral francais. Rap. Int. DEL (in preparation)., IFREMER, 1992; Belsher, T. (1991) Sargassum muticum sur le littoral francais. Rap. Int DEL/91-25, 101p., IFREMER, 1991; Belsher, T., Mouchot, M.C. (1990) Apport d'images satellitaires sur M. pyrifera. Rap. Int. DEL/90-01 48 p., IFREMER, 1990; Verlaque, M., Belsher, T. et J.M., Deslous-Paoli (2002) Morphology and reproduction of Asiatic Ulva pertusa (Ulvales, Chlorophyta) in Thau Lagoon (France, Mediterranean sea)., Cryptogamie, Algol., 2002, 23 (4),301-310; Belsher, T., et A., Meinesz (1994) Deep water dispersal of the tropical algae Caulerpa taxifolia introduced in the Mediterranean., Aquatic botany, 1994, 51,163-169

Data web sitehttp://www.unice.fr/LEML/
Availability 
OrganisationIFREMER / STATION DE SETE
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactBELSHER Thomas
Address

IFREMER / STATION DE SETE
Bd Jean Monnet BP 171
SETE CEDEX

34203
France

Telephone33 (0)4 99 57 32 93
Facsimile+33 (0)4 99 57 32 94
Emailbelsher@ifremer.fr
Administration 
Collating centreIFREMER / IDM / SISMER - Scientific Information Systems for the SEA
Local identifierDELEC2
Global identifier4719
Last revised2011-01-24