Akkeshi-ko estuary and Akkeshi Bay - Japan

Basic Information
Site Name
Akkeshi-ko estuary and Akkeshi Bay
Short name
Akkeshi
Country
Japan
Site Manager
Site Description
Akkeshi JaLTER site locate along the Pacific coast of Eastern Hokkaido. It consists of various habitats such as Bekanbeushi river system, Akkeshi-ko estuary and Akkeshi Bay, which formed an ecotone connecting freshwater, brackish water and marine environment.
Last modified
2020-06-29 10:06:52
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
Operational
Year Established
2006
Purpose
Main research and educational activities in Akkeshi includes various research topics such as “Interactions between terrestrial and coastal ecosystems” and “Long-term, broad-scale dynamics of community and ecosystem functions in coastal ecosystems”. To carry on these projects, the long-term data on oceanography and marine ecosystem dynamics have been collected and analyzed in Akkeshi Marine Station, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University.
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Geographic
Size
13400.00ha
Elevation (average)
0.00msl
Elevation (min)
0.00msl
Elevation (max)
0.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
JaLTER (Japan) (LTER-EAP-JP-17)This site is a verified "JaLTER (Japan)" member.
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