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Macrobenthos monitoring in function of the Water Framework Directive in the period 2007-2009
Citable as data publication
Bio-environmental research group; Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries research (ILVO), Belgium; (2015): Macrobenthos monitoring in function of the Water Framework Directive in the period 2007-2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.14284/52

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Macrobenthos monitoring in function of the Water Framework Directive more

Sampling took place in the Belgian coast, within the 1 nautical mile zone for a duration of 3 years in autumn at different locations with a Van Veen grab (0.1m²).

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Indicators, Macrobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Coast, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

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

Temporal coverage
1 December 2007 - 31 December 2009

Parameters
Abundance, Wet weight biomass

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Landbouw en Visserij; Instituut voor Landbouw- en Visserijonderzoek; Kenniseenheid: Dier; Aquatisch Milieu en Kwaliteit; Biologisch milieuonderzoeksgroep, moredata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
ILVO macrobenthos in soft sediments: macrobenthos monitoring in the Belgian Part of the North Sea since 1979, more
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Van Hoey, G. et al. (2010). Ecological status evaluation of the quality element macro-invertebrates for the Belgian coast (2007-2009). Report ILVO-Animal Sciences-Fisheries, 6. ILVO: Oostende. 65 pp., more
Van Hoey, G. et al. (2008). Macrobenthos monitoring at the Belgian coast and the evaluation of the availability of reference data for the Water Framework Directive. ILVO: Belgium. 72 pp., more
Van Hoey, G. et al. (2009). Macrobenthos monitoring at the Belgian coast in 2008, in accordance with the Water Framework Directive. ILVO: Belgium. 101 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2013-11-05
Information last updated: 2015-11-27
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