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Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: historical observations - Westbanks [Linken van het pelagische voedselweb en de toppredatoren: historische observaties - Westbanks]
Citation
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek- Belgium. Linking pelagic food web and its top predators: historical observations - Westbanks - SSD - Belgian Science Policy. http://www.vliz.be/projects/westbanks/westbanks.php?module=dataset&dasid=1263
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
This database contains data on the distribution of Melanitta nigra on the Belgian Continental Shelf from 1987 until present.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Birds
Keywords:
Marine, Birds, Distribution, Historical account, Marine birds, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), Melanitta nigra

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

Temporal coverage
From 1987 on [Completed]

Taxonomic coverage
Melanitta nigra (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Bird density

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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