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Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: observations - Westbanks [Linken van het pelagische voedelweb en de toppredatoren: observaties - Westbanks]
Citation
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek- Belgium. Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: observations - Westbanks - SSD - Belgian Science Policy. http://www.vliz.be/projects/westbanks/westbanks.php?module=dataset&dasid=1262
Contact: Stienen, Eric

Access data
Availability: Unrestricted after moratorium period
Data are initially restricted, but the access condition relaxes to academic or unrestricted once a specified period of time after an event (such as collection, publication, completion of QC procedures or project cessation) has elapsed

Description
Observations are made by INBO on the feeding and breeding ecology of several marine bird species. The results are recorded in this dataset.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish
Keywords:
Marine, Birds, Feeding behaviour, Fish, Food webs, Marine birds, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge, Alca torda, Podiceps cristatus, Sterna hirundo, Sterna sandvicensis, Uria aalge

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Brugge, Zeebrugge [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1992 on [Completed]

Taxonomic coverage
Alca torda Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Podiceps cristatus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 [WoRMS]
Uria aalge (Pontoppidan, 1763) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Bird density, Body mass, Diet composition of marine birds, Feeding frequency birds, Nest attendance

Contributors
Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO), moredata owner
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Biodiversiteit en Natuurlijk Milieu; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteemdiversiteit, moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Study of birds in Zeebrugge, more
(Partly) included in:
PROJECT DATA: WESTBANKS integrated database (2007-2010), more

Project
WESTBANKS: Understanding benthic, pelagic and air-borne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas, more

URLs

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-05-10
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
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