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VMM Biotic monitoring :Belgian Biotical Index [VMM Biotisch meetnet :Belgische Biotische Index]
Contact: Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij (LNE-VMM), more

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Online dataset:
Availability: Restricted
The data are withheld from general circulation and disclosure but access may be obtained on a case-by-case basis through negotiation

Notes: Restrictions available at contact person

Description
This dataset contains information on the species richness en the vulnerability of macro-invertabrates, which is used to calculate the Belgian Biotical Index (1-10) of watercourses. The data is used as an indicator for the KRW.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity, Biology > Invertebrates, Environmental quality/pollution
Keywords:
Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Indicators, Monitoring, Water quality, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium

Geographical coverage
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1990 on [In Progress]
Yearly

Parameter
Species diversity macro-invertebrates

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Vlaamse Milieumaatschappij (VMM), moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
VMM: Surface water monitoring network of the Flemish Environment Agency, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-07-09
Information last updated: 2015-05-05
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