Microbenthos of subarctic intertidal beaches with different morphodynamics

Published: 11 August 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/p9cr9x24bw.1
Contributors:
Andrey Azovsky,
Yuri Mazei,
Maria Saburova,
Philip Sapozhnikov

Description

Diversity and composition of benthic diatom algae and ciliates were studied at several beaches along the White and Barents seas, from highly exposed, reflective beaches with coarse-grained sands to sheltered, dissipative silty-sandy flats. The data set adresses the objective to estimate the possible influence of the morphodynamic state and/or the sediment properties on the microbenthos (diatom algae and ciliates) of various high-latitude sandy beaches from the White and Barents Sea coasts.

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