Yıl 2016, Cilt 3, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 92 - 97 2016-12-30

Mapping of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Using Geographic Information Systems: A case study in Ufakdere - Kaş (Mediterranean Sea)

Volkan Demir [1] , Emine Ş. Okudan Aslan [2] , Sibel Zeki [3] , İ. Noyan Yılmaz [4] , Cem Gazioğlu [5]

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Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile 1813 is an endemic and the most widespread seagrass species of the Mediterranean Sea. Seagrass meadows are one of the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing habitat to numerous organisms. Therefore, mapping of seagrass meadows is of crucial importance for conservation and coastal management purposes. Here we present an integrated geographic information system approach with SCUBA diving, providing a cost effective method to monitor seagrass beds at shallow coastal habitats. In this case study P. oceanica meadows were mapped in Ufakdere region of Kaş (Antalya) coastal area between April – September 2015. A total of 25000 m2 are were screened to create seagrass coverage maps. Results indicate that P. oceanica meadows cover 21200 m2 and we estimated that 520 m2 of this area is highly damaged. This integrated approach provided one of the most detailed small-scale Posidonia mapping in Turkey and this time and cost effective methodology can be applied to any seagrass meadow with great ease to increase our knowledge on this important habitat.

Posidonia oceanica, GIS, Mapping
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Yazar: Volkan Demir
Kurum: İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Emine Ş. Okudan Aslan
Kurum: Akdeniz University, Faculty of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Sibel Zeki
Kurum: İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: İ. Noyan Yılmaz
Kurum: İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Cem Gazioğlu
Kurum: İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Demir, V , Okudan Aslan, E , Zeki, S , Yılmaz, İ , Gazioğlu, C . (2016). Mapping of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Using Geographic Information Systems: A case study in Ufakdere - Kaş (Mediterranean Sea). International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics, 3 (3), 92-97. DOI: 10.30897/ijegeo.306485
MLA Demir, V , Okudan Aslan, E , Zeki, S , Yılmaz, İ , Gazioğlu, C . "Mapping of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Using Geographic Information Systems: A case study in Ufakdere - Kaş (Mediterranean Sea)". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 3 (2016): 92-97 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ijegeo/issue/28172/306485>
Chicago Demir, V , Okudan Aslan, E , Zeki, S , Yılmaz, İ , Gazioğlu, C . "Mapping of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Using Geographic Information Systems: A case study in Ufakdere - Kaş (Mediterranean Sea)". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 3 (2016): 92-97
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ISNAD Demir, Volkan , Okudan Aslan, Emine Ş. , Zeki, Sibel , Yılmaz, İ. Noyan , Gazioğlu, Cem . "Mapping of Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile Meadows Using Geographic Information Systems: A case study in Ufakdere - Kaş (Mediterranean Sea)". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 3 / 3 (Aralık 2017): 92-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.30897/ijegeo.306485