Project: Oceanography : Role of the benthos in marine ecosystems and effects of environmental pollution.
- project duration
- 01-JAN-00 – 31-DEC-99
- Fundamental studies of the role of the benthos in the marine ecosystems productivity and energy flow, mineralisation and nutrient regeneration, mobilisation of heavy metals and importance of fisheries. Competition between non-commercial fishes. Benthos as an indicator of pollution, long term monitoring of meio-benthic and macrobenthic populations and communities.