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Substrate area estimates at different depths for the Chagos Archipelago


Type
terrestrial
Subject
other
Lifeform
Stress
Contact
Charles Sheppard
Contact email
Charles.Sheppard@warwick.ac.uk
Start year
End year
Resource lineage
Data tables extracted directly from publication by Elizabeth Widman
Data format
xlsx
Description
GIS-based substrate area estimates at different depths for the Chagos Archipelago.**TABLE 1.** Structure and number of records in data sets. Great Chagos Bank (3) includes the following submerged reefs and banks: Speakers Bank, Colvocoresses Reef, Blenheim Reef, Victory Bank, Cauvin Bank, Pitt Bank, Wight Bank, Ganges Bank, Centurion Bank.Great Chagos Bank (4) includes Victory and Cauvin Banks only. Peros Banhos includes Benares Shoals.**TABLE 2.** The summarised surfaces of each atoll’s islands and awash areas. Awash area of Great Chagos Bank estimated through interpolation.**TABLE 3.** Areas at varying intervals from 0 to 500 metres deep (rounded to 0.1 km2). Note: Figures that are crossed contain obvious but explicable errors. The corresponding figures from the first data set for the Great Chagos Bank should be used instead.Great Bank 1 includes: Speakers Bank, Colvocoresses Reef, Blenheim Reef, Victory Bank, Cauvin Bank, Pitt Bank, Wight Bank, Ganges Bank, Centurion BankGreat Bank 1; includes Victory and Cauvin Banks only.
Keywords
GIS substrate area estimates
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Latitude
0.00000000
Longitude
0.00000000
Status
OA
Clearance
0
Local link
Dumbraveanu and Sheppard 1999.xlsx
Authors
Sheppard Charles , Dumbraveanu D .