IT14-Marine ecosystems of Sardinia - Italy

Basic Information
Site Name
IT14-Marine ecosystems of Sardinia
Short name
IT14-000-M
Country
Italy
Site Manager
Funding Agency
Site Description
The site is divided into two different types of environments: 1. Coastal marine environments. Marine coastal areas of Sardinia, in particular, the Gulf of Asinara in the north and the Gulf of Olbia in the north-east, affected by different types and intensities of human impact and by the resulting presence of different environmental conditions from the point of view of water quality. 2. Lagoons and coastal ponds. Lagoons and coastal ponds located along the west-central coast of Sardinia, in the Gulf of Oristano. These sites are all important wetlands included in the Ramsar Convention, are IBA (Important Birds Area) and SIC and ZPS. The ownership of the sites is the Regional Government of Sardinia. Fisheries and aquaculture are generally the most important human activities, and there are also educational and recreational activities. They are affected by various environmental issues, mostly related to the process eutrophic.
Last modified
2022-09-08 10:09:05

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General Characteristics and Status
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Observed properties
Photos
View of Platamona Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of Platamona Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of Platamona Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of Platamona Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of San Pietro Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of San Pietro Beach in the Gulf of Asinara

View of the Gulf of Olbia

View of the Gulf of Olbia

Flamingos in Santa Giusta Lagoon

Flamingos in Santa Giusta Lagoon

Fish catching structures in Santa Giusta Lagoon

Fish catching structures in Santa Giusta Lagoon

View of Santa Giusta Lagoon

View of Santa Giusta Lagoon

View of the Cabras lagoon

View of the Cabras lagoon

View of the S'Ena Arrubia lagoon

View of the S'Ena Arrubia lagoon

Navigation inside the S'Ena Arrubia lagoon

Navigation inside the S'Ena Arrubia lagoon

Geographic
Elevation (average)
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Elevation (min)
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Elevation (max)
0.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
LTER EuropeThis site is a verified "LTER Europe" member.
LTER Italia (Italy) (LTER_EU_IT_014)This site is a verified "LTER Italia (Italy)" member.
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