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Cartography of the morphology and composition of the seabed in the Belgian Territorial Sea and on the Belgian Continental Shelf

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Dutch title: Cartografie van de morfologie en samenstelling van de zeebodem in de Belgische territoriale zee en op het Belgisch continentaal plat
Acronym: SANDMAP
Period: 1998
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Bathymetric surveys; Cartography; Databases; Geomorphology; Sediment properties; Underwater acoustics
Geographical terms: ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]; ANE, Belgium, Flemish Banks [Marine Regions]; ANE, Belgium, Zeeland Banks, Thornton Bank [Marine Regions]

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This project aims to obtain accurate maps of the morphology and composition of the seabed on the Belgian Continental Shelf, in order to aid the sustainable exploitation of the marine sand and gravel resources.

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