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Database with Benthic data from the literature [Databank met benthische data uit de literatuur]
Andersson J.H., Soetaert K. 2002: Database with Benthic data from the literature. Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology, Netherlands. Metadata available at

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A comprehensive database of benthic data compiled by J.H. Andersson. The data is literature-based.

Biology > Benthos
Marine, Bacteria, Benthos, A, Atlantic, I, Pacific, ISW, Indian Ocean, MED, Black Sea, MED, Mediterranean

Geographical coverage
A, Atlantic [Marine Regions]
I, Pacific [Marine Regions]
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]
MED, Black Sea [Marine Regions]
MED, Mediterranean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1992 - 2002

Alkalinity, Bacterial biomass, Bacterial density, Bacterial production, Bacterial respiration, Calcium (Ca), Dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), Macrobenthos density, Meiobenthos density, Nitrate (NO3-), Sediment Community Oxygen Consumption (SCOC), Temperature, Total organic carbon (TOC)

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2008-11-05
Information last updated: 2012-11-13
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