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Bathymetric Position Index (zones) : large scale slopes, crests, flats and depressions on the Belgian continental shelf (UG_RCMG_BPI_z)

Archived data
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Notes: Release with permission of the appropriate parties

Description
Large scale zones indicating slopes, crests, flats and depressions on the Belgian continental shelf (BCS) derived from the digital elevation model (DEM) of the BCS using the Bathymetric Position Index (Weiss (2001); Iampietro & Kvitek (2002)). more

The DEM was compiled by the RCMG from bathymetric singlebeam data from the Ministry of the Flemish Community (Department of Environment and Infrastructure, Waterways and Marine Affairs Administration, Division Coast, Hydrographic Office) and was completed with data from the Hydrographic Office of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Scope
Themes:
Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation, Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation > Bathymetry - sonar images
Keywords:
Marine, Bathymetric position index, Bathymetry, Digital Elevation Models, Structures, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

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

Temporal coverage
1989 - 2004

Parameter
Bathymetry Methodology
Bathymetry: Bathymetric singlebeam measurements
bathymetric singlebeam measurements, converted into small scale structures indicating crests, slopes, flats and depressions.

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Geologie; Renard Centre of Marine Geology (RCMG), moredata ownerdata creator

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Full coverage sediment and bathymetry map of the BCS, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-25
Information last updated: 2015-12-04
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