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Data set name

Integrated Coastal Zone Management for Elounda Bay (northeastern Crete)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodMay 2006, July 2006, September 2006, November 2006, February 2007, April 2007, July 2007
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Elounda Bay (southeastern Crete)

Observations 
Parameters

Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in sediment; Fish taxonomy-related ash-free dry weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Sediment grain size parameters; Phaeopigment concentrations in sediment; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies

Instruments

Sediment grabs; CTD

Description 
Summary

The data were collected within the framework of a project funded by Lasithi Prefecture during seven sampling surveys with a local beach seiner. The main objective of the project was an ecosystem-based approach for the study of the important fishing ground of Elounda Bay.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactDr C. Dounas
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture (HCMR/IMBBC)
Gournes Pediados P.O. Box 2214
Heraklion
Crete
71003
Greece

Telephone+30 2810337817
Facsimile+30 2810337870
Emailkdounas@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre (HCMR/HNODC)
Local identifier6004023
Global identifier6269
Last revised2015-07-24