Title

Keep watch seagrass monitoring dataset 2012 - 2021

Author Identifiers

Kathryn M. Mcmahon

http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4355-6247

Natasha Dunham

http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1261-7924

Collection Type

Dataset

Upload Date

2021

School or Research Centre

School of Science / Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research

Contact

Kathryn M. McKahon: k.mcmahon@ecu.edu.au

Publisher

Edith Cowan University

Funders

Geographe Catchment Council

Water Corporation

Description

This is the summary dataset of the seagrass monitoring data for Posidonia sinuosa shoot density, morphological characteristics and leaf tissue nutrients, Amphibolis antarctica leaf tissue nutrients and water quality measurements from Geographe Bay. These as well as other observations were recorded from eight locations in Geographe Bay area annually in summer over a 10-year period from 2012-2021.

Methodology

Collected in the field with a combination of methods including visual counts, measurements with water quality instruments and collections of samples that were processed in the laboratory. Details of methods can be found in published reports. Links below.

DOI

10.25958/8gs1-7w96

Research Activity Title

Keep watch seagrass monitoring 2012 - 2021

Research Activity Description

This monitoring program was undertaken annually by assessing seagrass meadow health using field observations with seagrass leaf nutrient levels and isotopes. This data set is shared with the Geocatch, Water Corporation and Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions.

Start of data collection time period

2012

End of data collection time period

2021

Language

eng

File Format(s)

Excel

File Size

196KB

Access Rights

Please contact K. McMahon for mediated access

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