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Median grain size on the Belgian continental shelf (UG_RCMG_d50)
Citation
Verfaillie, E.; Van Lancker, V.; Ugent - Renard Centre of Marine Geology; (2006): Median grain size on the Belgian continental shelf (UG_RCMG_d50).

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

Notes: Release with permission of the appropriate parties

Description
Grain-size distribution of the sand fraction on the Belgian continental shelf. Interpolated map using kriging with an external drift based on sedisurf@ database hosted by Ghent University, Renard Centre of Marine Geology (Verfaillie et al. in prep.) with an indication of the sample density.

Scope
Themes:
Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation, Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation > Bathymetry - sonar images
Keywords:
Marine, Geology, Geostatistics, Granulometry, Kriging with an external drift, Median grain size, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

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

Temporal coverage
1976 - 2005

Parameter
Median grain size

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

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

Publication
Based on this dataset
Verfaillie, E. et al. (2008). Multivariate geostatistics for the predictive modelling of the surficial sand distribution in shelf seas, in: Verfaillie, E. Ontwikkeling en validering van een ruimtelijke verspreidingsmodellen van mariene habitats, ter ondersteuning van het ecologisch waarderen van de zeebodem = Development and validation of spatial distribution models of marine habitats, in support of the ecological valuation of the seabed. pp. 51-72, more
Verfaillie, E.; Van Lancker, V.; Van Meirvenne, M. (2006). Multivariate geostatistics for the predictive modelling of the surficial sand distribution in shelf seas. Cont. Shelf Res. 26(19): 2454-2468. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2006.07.028, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-28
Information last updated: 2018-03-20
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