Sanya Tropical Marine Boplogical Research Station - China

Basic Information
Site Name
Sanya Tropical Marine Boplogical Research Station
Short name
Sanya Station
Country
China
Site Description
The Sany Bay, covering an area of 120 km2 between 109.3333 and 109.5 E and 18.183 and 18.3 N, surrounded by the Sanya city. It is a typical tropical bay in China. Dongmao Island, Ximao Island and Luhuitou, located in the bay mouth, possess mostly coastal coral reefs. The Sanya River, located in the eastern part of the bay, has many kinds of tropical habitats including coral reefs, mangroves, rocky and sandy shores, mudflats, etc. The coral reefs and mangroves have special resource value and ecological benefits and are, therefore very important to the sustainable social and economical development in these tropical coastal areas. Coral reefs and mangrove areas have important relationships to the regulation and optimization of the tropical marine environments.
Last modified
2020-12-18 10:12:15

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
1979
Observed properties
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
CERN (LTER China) (LTER-EAP-CN-39)This site is a verified "CERN (LTER China)" member.
GERIThis site is a verified "GERI" member.
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Geographic
Centroid/Representative Coordinates

Latitude: 18.217 Longitude: 109.467

Size
~12000.00ha
Elevation (min)
1.50msl
Elevation (max)
5.00msl
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