Choshi Rocky Shore - Japan

Basic Information
Site Name
Choshi Rocky Shore
Short name
Choshi
Country
Japan
Site Manager
Site Description
Choshi JaLTER site locate along the Pacific coast of Chiba Prefecture, Central Honshu. The coastal site consists of various types of habitats, including algal and seagrass beds, rocky intertidal and subtidal bottoms, boulder shore and high energy sandy beach. This site locates the region where the warm Kuroshio and the cold Oyashio meet, and is characterized by the co-occurrence of warm-water and cold-water derived marine organisms.
Metadata Update Date
2019-07-02 16:10:44
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
2006
Purpose
Main research and educational activities in Choshi includes research topics such as “Biodiversity and distribution of marine algae and birds” and “Long-term, broad-scale dynamics of community and ecosystem functions in coastal ecosystems”.
Photos
not defined
Geographic
Size
12.00ha
Elevation (average)
0.00msl
Elevation (min)
-10.00msl
Elevation (max)
10.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
JaLTER (LTER-EAP-JP-23)This site is a verified "JaLTER" member.
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