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ARMS 2018 dataset on long-term monitoring and biodiversity assessment of invasive and indigenous hard-bottom communities
Citation
Obst, M.; Pavloudi, C.; Gerovasileiou, V.; Exter, K.; Department of Marine Sciences; Faculty of Science. University of Gothenburg: Sweden; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture. Hellenic Centre for Marine Research: Greece; Flanders Marine Institute: Belgium; (2020): ARMS 2018 dataset on long-term monitoring and biodiversity assessment of invasive and indigenous hard-bottom communities. http://www.assembleplus.eu/information-system?module=dataset&dasid=6405

Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Notes: The master logsheet "MasterARMS.csv" is open access (Cc BY) and can be downloaded through this record. If you make use of these data, please cite as described above. Other data are subject to a moratorium period: please use contact information for more detailed information.

Description
The ARMS-MBON (Marine Biodiversity Observation network for genetic monitoring of hard-bottom communities) European project is a Genomics Observatory and a collaboration of ~20 European institutes. This dataset contains the ARMS data of 2018. Note that this ARMS 2018 dataset is not yet complete and will undergo several updates. more

Our network of Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS) consists of ~25 observatories who deploy individual settlement units in the vicinity of marine stations and Long-term Ecological Research sites in European coastal waters and Ant/arctica. After a few months they are brought up, and visual, photographic, and genetic assessments are made of the lifeforms that settled on them. These data will be used to assess the status of, and changes in, the hard-bottom communities of these near-coast environments. This project began collecting full scientific data in 2019. In this record you can find the data from the test run in 2018. In the MasterARMS CVS file you can find the data collected during the sampling, links to images of the ARMS plates, the run accession codes of the sequences in ENA, and access status (open or closed). The documentation you can download are the various SOPs. The "MasterARMS" file is open access, but the images and sequences are subject to a moratorium period.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, 18S, COI, Genomics observatories, Hard bottom communities, Invasive species, ITS, Long term monitoring, Taxonomic identification, ANE, Sweden, Gotland, Tjarno, MED, Greece, Crete, Heraklion

Geographical coverage
ANE, Sweden, Gotland, Tjarno [Marine Regions]
MED, Greece, Crete, Heraklion [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
18 April 2018 - 28 January 2019
Yearly

Contributors
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC), moredata creator
University of Gothenburg; Faculty of Science, moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Child dataset:
2018 ARMS observations invasive and indigenous hard-bottom communities by Flanders Marine Institute

Project
ASSEMBLE+: Association of European Marine Biological Laboratories Expanded, more

URLs
Programme:

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2020-03-12
Information last updated: 2020-06-09
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