Mediterranean sampling at Genova - 12-14 April 2011

Sampling mission of WP1at Recco. Francesca Gizzi and Erik Caroselli (Department of Evolutionary and Experimental Biology, University of Bologna) sampled coral specimens and environmental parameters to be used in the various work packages. 

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The Bubble Lounge diving.


The vehicle that saved us so much trouble.


Leptopsammia pruvoti.
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Coming back after the first dive.


Francesca explains to Franco all the treatment for preserving the corals after sampling and before shipment to the hystology labs.
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Sampling environmental parameters with the multiparametric probe.


Local landscape.
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Francesca takes water samples.


Scorpion fish.
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Erik prepares the samples for the analyses.


Franco, Francesca and Erik.