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Biodiversity & Ecology

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Coastal Vegetation Database of North-Western Seas of Russia

Valentin Golub, Alexey Sorokin*, Natalia Grechushkina, Lyudmila Nikolaychuk & Viktoria Bondareva

Article first published online: 24 September 2012

DOI: 10.7809/b-e.00209

*Corresponding author contact: an-sorokin@yandex.ru

Biodiversity & Ecology  (Biodivers. Ecol.)

Special Volume: Vegetation databases for the 21st century,
edited by Jürgen Dengler, Jens Oldeland, Florian Jansen, Milan Chytrý, Jörg Ewald, Manfred Finckh, Falko Glöckler, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez, Robert K. Peet & Joop H.J. Schaminée
Volume 4, pages 422–422, Sep 12
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Keywords: Baltic Sea; Barents Sea; coastal vegetation; ecoinformatics; phytosociological database; White Sea.


Abstract: The structure and content of the Coastal Vegetation Database of North-Western Seas of Russia (GIVD ID EU-RU-004) is presented. All available phytosociological relevés from coasts of Barents Sea, White Sea and Baltic Sea have been collected and stored in a TURBOVEG 2.88 database. At present 1,500 relevés are available in the database. The data are mainly used for vegetation classification.

Suggested citation:
Golub, V., Sorokin, A., Grechushkina, N., Nikolaychuk, L., Bondareva, V. (2012): Coastal Vegetation Database of North-Western Seas of Russia. – In: Dengler, J., Oldeland, J., Jansen, F., Chytrý, M., Ewald, J., Finckh, M., Glöckler, F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Peet, R.K., Schaminée, J.H.J. [Eds.]: Vegetation databases for the 21st century. – Biodiversity & Ecology 4: 422–422. DOI: 10.7809/b-e.00209.