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Focuses on artificial reef research in the Mediterranean and NE Atlantic, describing most of the long-term projects running in European seas. It presents the legal and economic issues, and suggests future uses for artificial reefs in the European context.
Acknowledgements. Introduction and background to 'Artificial reefs in European seas'. 1. Artificial Reefs off the Mediterranean Coast of Israel; E. Spanier. 2. Turkey: A New Region for Artificial Habitats; A. Lok, A. Tokac. 3. Artificial Reefs in the Adriatic Sea; G. Bombace, et al. 4. Artificial Reefs in Sicily: an overview; S. Riggio, et al. 5. Artificial Reefs in the Gulf of Castellammare (North West Sicily): a case study; F. Badalamenti, et al. 6. Artificial Reefs in North West Sicily: Comparisons and conclusions; G. D'Anna, et al. 7. Prediction of Benthic and Fish Colonisation on the Fregene and other Mediterranean Artificial Reefs; G. Ardizzone, et al. 8. The Loano Artificial Reef; G. Relini. 9. Artificial Reefs in the Principality of Monaco: Protection and enhancement of coastal zones; D. Allemand, et al. 10. Artificial Reefs in France: analysis, assessments and prospects; G. Barnabe, et al. 11. Artificial Reefs in Spain: the regulatory framework; S. Revenga, et al. 12. Artificial Anti-Trawling Reefs off Alicante, South-Eastern Iberian Peninsula: evolution of reef block and set designs; A.A. Ramos-Espla, et al. 13. Artificial Reef Programme in the Balearic Islands: Western Mediterranean Sea; I. Moreno. 14. Artificial Reefs of the Canary Islands; R. Haroun, R. Herrera. 15. Portuguese Artificial Reefs; C.C. Monteiro, M.N. Santos. 16. The Poole Bay Artificial Reef Project; A. Jensen, et al. 17. An Artificial Reef Experiment off the Dutch Coast; R. Leewis, F. Hallie. 18. Environmental Effects of Artificial Reefs in the Southern Baltic (Pomeranian Bay); J.C. Chojnacki. 19. Employment of Artificial Reefs for Environmental Maintenance in the Gulf of Finland; A. Antsulevich, et al. 20. Rigs to Reefs in the North Sea; G. Picken, et al. 21. Coal Ash for Artificial Habitats in Italy; G. Relini. 22. Effects of Artificial Reef Design on Associated Fish Assemblages in the Cote Bleue Marine Park; E. Charbonnel. 23. The Potential Use of Artificial Reefs to Enhance Lobster Habitat; A. Jensen, et al. 24. Physical Protection of the Seabed and Coast by Artificial Reefs; B. Hamer, et al. 25. Shipwrecks on the Dutch Continental Shelf as Artificial Reefs; R. Leewis, et al. 26. 'Periphyton' Colonisation: Principals, Criteria and Study Methods; A. Falace, G. Bressan. 27. Investing in Artificial Reefs; D. Whitmarsh, H. Pickering. 28. Legal Framework Governing Artificial Reefs in the European Union; H. Pickering. 29. Current Issues Relating to Artificial Reefs in European Seas; A. Jensen, et al.
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