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PREFERRED TERM
biological reef setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A ridgelike or moundlike structure, layered or massive, built by sedentary calcareous organisms, esp. corals, and consisting mostly of their remains; it is wave-resistant and stands topographically above the surrounding contemporaneously deposited sediment.
DESCRIPTION
  • A ridgelike or moundlike structure, layered or massive, built by sedentary calcareous organisms, esp. corals, and consisting mostly of their remains; it is wave-resistant and stands topographically above the surrounding contemporaneously deposited sediment.
IDENTIFIER
  • biologicalReefSetting
TITLE
  • biological reef setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/biologicalReefSetting
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