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Relating geology of benthic habitats to biological resources

Relating geology of benthic habitats to biological resources

discussions and recommendations from a USGS/NOAA workshop held May 5-7, 1998 in Reston, Virginia

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey? in [Reston, Va.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submarine geology -- Congresses,
  • Benthos -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Joint USGS and NOAA Scientific Workshop (1998 : Reston, Va.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14487314M
    OCLC/WorldCa40166591

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. To provide the scientific context for management of a newly opened scallop fishing ground, surficial geology and benthic habitats were mapped on German Bank on the southern Scotian Shelf off Atlantic Canada. To provide a seamless regional dataset, multibeam sonar surveys covered sqaure kilometres of the bank in water depths of 30– m and provided 5 m horizontal resolution bathymetry Cited by:

    Shallow benthic habitats are hotspots for carbon cycling and energy flow, but metabolism (primary production and respiration) dynamics and habitat‐specific differences remain poorly understood. We investigated daily, seasonal, and annual metabolism in six key benthic habitats in the Baltic Sea using ~ h of in situ aquatic eddy covariance Cited by: 3. Benthic zone. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Redirected from Benthic habitat) Jump to navigation Jump to search. the region at the lowest level of a body of water including the sediment surface and some sub-surface layers. Photomicrograph of typical benthic animals, including (from top to bottom) amphipods, a polychaete worm, a snail, and a chironomous midge larva.

    Key services provided by EMODnet Seabed Habitats. EMODnet Seabed Habitats provides the following key services to users: 1. Map viewer: a free, interactive mapping portal (webGIS) for viewing and downloading seabed habitat data as well as secondary input data layers to the broad-scale mapping such as energy and light penetration at the can build a query based on specific criteria. To better understand the possible relationships between the geology of the seabed and the associated biological communities, a multibeam sonar survey over New Zealand Star Bank in the eastern Bass Strait was conducted. A hierarchical method of benthic habitat mapping was applied to the secondary biotope and biological facies levels at the site (Cited by:


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