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Historical hyperbenthos data (1987-2001) from the North Sea and some adjacent areas
Citation
Fockedey, N., B. Beyst, A. Cattrijsse, A. Dewicke, K. Deneudt, J. Mees & M. Vincx, 2004. Historical hyperbenthos data (1987-2001) from the North Sea and some adjacent areas. Collaboration between Ghent University (UGent), Biology Department, Marine Biology Section and Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).

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Description
This ongoing collaboration between Ghent University (UGent), Biology Department, Marine Biology Section and Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) aims at integrating historical hyperbenthic data. The data is stored in the IMERS database at VLIZ.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Benthos, Hyperbenthos, Zoobenthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, North Sea, ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, Belgium, Schelde R.

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Schelde R. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1987 - 2001

Parameter
Hyperbenthos density

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creatordata owner
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredatabase developerdata manager

Related datasets
Source datasets:
Characterisation of the habitat of the Flemish banks, the maritime country banks and of the hinder banks on the basis of the hyper benthos communities, more
Ecological hyperbenthic data of the Scheldt estuary: historical data (1988-2001), more
Epi- and hyperbenthic communities of Belgian sandy beaches, more
Hyperbenthic communities of the North Sea, more
Spatial and temporal epibenthos and hyperbenthos variations at the Belgian Continental Shelf monitoring stations, more
The hyperbenthos of subtidal sandbanks on the Belgian Continental Shelf: habitats and indicator species, more
Tidal and diurnal rhythms of the hyperbenthos at the 'Vlakte van de Raan' on 14 October 1996, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Release date: 2006-02-24
Metadatarecord created: 2006-01-27
Information last updated: 2015-05-19
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