Nagaura Tidalflats, Kumamoto University - Japan

Basic Information
Site Name
Nagaura Tidalflats, Kumamoto University
Short name
Nagaura
Country
Japan
Site Manager
Operating Organisation
Site Description
Tidalflats, Rocky shore, Wetlands (containing saltmarshes) in Nagaura Island, Kami-Amakusa, Kumamoto, Japan. It locates in Unzen-Amakusa National Park at west-Kyushu.
Last modified
2020-03-24 09:03:40
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Site Status
existing
Year Established
1954
Purpose
To sample continuous data of animals and plants in coastal areas. We are mainly studying meio- and macro-benthic animals, saltmarsh plants in Ariake and Yatsushiro Seas.
History
1954 established as Aitsu Station, Faculty of Science, Kumamoto University 2001 reorganized as Aitsu Marine staion, Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Kumamoto University
Photos
not defined
Geographic
Size
200.00ha
Elevation (average)
0.00msl
Elevation (min)
-1.00msl
Elevation (max)
4.00msl
Affiliation and Network Specific Information
Affiliation
ILTERThis site is a verified "ILTER" member.
JaLTER (Japan) (LTER-EAP-JP-47)This site is a verified "JaLTER (Japan)" member.
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