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Microphytobenthos monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto. 2013-2014
Citation
Cibic T.,Del Negro P. (2017): Microphytobenthos monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto. 2013-2014. OGS (Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale), Division of Oceanography. https://doi.org/10.6092/ffbf4a8a-e1a5-4199-9039-8c61d4935939
Contact: Cibic, Tamara

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Description
Microphytobenthos monitoring in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto, 2013-2014 in the framework of the Italian flagship project RITMARE more

In June 2013 and April 2014, sampling was carried out at four sites selected as representatives of different environmental issues and anthropogenic impacts At each station, scuba divers collected five virtually undisturbed sediment cores using polycarbonate sample tubes (12.7 cm I.D. with a sample area of 127 cm^2). The three remaining cores were brought to the laboratory, partially extruded, and the oxic sediment layer (0–0.5 cm ca) of each core was collected, homogenised and used for the grain size analysis as well as the quantitative and qualitative determination of microphytobenthos.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton
Keywords:
Marine, Microphytobenthos, MED, Italy, Taranto Gulf, Bacillariophyceae

Geographical coverage
MED, Italy, Taranto Gulf [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2013 - 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Bacillariophyceae [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS), moredata creator

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Karuza, A. et al. (2016). ‘End to end’ planktonic trophic web and its implications for the mussel farms in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto (Ionian Sea, Italy). Environm. Sc. & Poll. Res. 23(13): 12707-12724. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s11356-015-5621-1
Cibic, T. et al. (2016). Ecosystem functioning approach applied to a large contaminated coastal site: the study case of the Mar Piccolo of Taranto (Ionian Sea). Environm. Sc. & Poll. Res. 23(13): 12739-12754. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s11356-015-4997-2
Rubino, F. et al. (2016). Microbenthic community structure and trophic status of sediments in the Mar Piccolo of Taranto (Mediterranean, Ionian Sea). Environm. Sc. & Poll. Res. 23(13): 12624-12644. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1007/s11356-015-5526-z


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-07-10
Information last updated: 2018-03-05
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