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Spatial and temporal epibenthos and hyperbenthos variations at the Belgian Continental Shelf monitoring stations [De ruimtelijke en temporele variatie van het epibenthos en het hyperbenthos van monitoringsstations op het Belgisch Continentaal Plat]

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Description
Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of the epi- and hyperbenthic community were studied at the monitoring stations on the Belgian Continental Shelf.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine, Benthic communities, Epibenthos, Hyperbenthos, Sand banks, Spatial variations, Temporal variations, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

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

Temporal coverage
1997 - 1998

Parameters
Ammonium (NH4+), Chlorophyll a, Depth, Epibenthos biomass, Epibenthos density, Fucoxanthine, Hyperbenthos biomass, Hyperbenthos density, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrite (NO2-), Optical backscatter (OBS), Phosphate (PO43-), Photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), Salinity, Silicon (Si), Solar radiation, Temperature in water, Wind direction, Wind speed

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more
IMERS: Integrated Marine Environmental Samples and Readings, more
(Partly) included in:
Historical hyperbenthos data (1987-2001) from the North Sea and some adjacent areas, more

Project
Structural and functional biodiversity of North Sea ecosystems: species and their habitats as indicator for the sustainable management of the BCS, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Platteeuw, E. (2000). De ruimtelijke en temporele variatie van het epibenthos en het hyperbenthos van monitoringsstations op het Belgisch Continentaal Plat. BSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Mariene Biologie. Instituut voor Dierkunde. Vakgroep Morfologie, Systematiek en Ecologie: Gent. 83 + annex. pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2004-06-10
Information last updated: 2016-11-17
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