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Speek project UGent data: copepoda on Kwintebank [Speek project Ugent data: copepoda op de Kwintebank]

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Description
Data was gathered or brought together during SPEEK project (part of SPSD-II federal science policy programme): Study of Post-extraction ecological effects in the Kwintebank sand dredging area. more

Bottom samples from stations in the Kwintebank (Belgian Continental Shelf) area were taken in 1978, 1997, 2001, 2003 and 2004. Copepoda were identified to species level (1978 & 1997) or to ecotype level (2001, 2003 and 2004). Ecotypes are defined as: - Epibenthic species - Endobenthic species - Interstitial species - Free swimming species

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine, Copepods, Crustacea, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Belgium, Flemish Banks, Kwinte Bank, Copepoda

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Belgium, Flemish Banks, Kwinte Bank [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2 September 1978
27 January 1997 - 28 January 1997
18 December 2001 - 19 December 2001
14 October 2003
9 February 2004

Taxonomic coverage
Copepoda [WoRMS]

Parameters
Copepoda density, Ecotype distribution of Copepoda

Contributors
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator

Project
SPEEK: Study of Post-extraction ecological effects in the Kwintebank sand dredging area, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Bonne, W. (2003). Benthic copepod communities in relation to natural and anthropogenic influences in the North Sea: sediments, sand extraction and phytoplankton blooms = Benthische copepodengemeenschappen in relatie tot natuurlijke en anthropogene invloeden in de Noordzee: sedimenten, zandontginning en de phytoplankton bloei. PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent: Gent. VI, 289 pp., more
Willems, K.A. et al. (1982). Benthos of a sublittoral sandbank in the Southern Bight of the North Sea: general considerations. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 62: 549-557, more
Willems, K.A. et al. (1983). Benthos of a sublittoral sandbank in the Southern Bight of the North Sea: general considerations, in: [s.d.] IZWO Collected Reprints. 13: pp. chapter 19 [Subsequent publication], more
Vanosmael, C. et al. (1982). Benthos of the Kwinte Bank (an exploited sandbank in the Southern Bight), in: Heip, C.H.R. et al. (Ed.) (1982). Geconcerteerde Onderzoeksacties Interuniversitaire Actie Oceanologie: eindverslag 3. Biological processes and translocations = Actions de Recherche Concertées Action Interuniversitaire Océanologie: rapport final 3. Biological processes and translocations. pp. 65-79, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2008-08-22
Information last updated: 2013-12-10
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