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Historical Kenyan-Belgian research datasets (1873-1999)
Citeerbaar als data publicatie
Knockaert C.; Tyberghein L.; Goffin A.; Vanhaecke D.; Ong'anda H.; Wakwabi E.O.; Mees J.; Flanders Marine Institute: Belgium; Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute: Kenya; (2019): Historical Kenyan-Belgian research datasets (1873-1999). Marine Data Archive.

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Beschikbaarheid: Creative Commons License Deze dataset valt onder een Creative Commons Naamsvermelding 4.0 Internationaal-licentie.

Nota: All data are publicly available in Open Access and can be used under the license of CCBy with acknowledgement of the authors.

Belgium and Kenya have a long tradition of collaboration in marine sciences. In 2012 the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Institute (KMFRI) and the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) renewed this collaboration with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). A first step already started under the umbrella of LifeWatch with the recovery of biotic datasets resulting from joint Belgian-Kenyan marine research activities. This data collection combines all biotic data recovered from theses and reports resulting in the Eastern African region conducted between 1873 and 1999.

Biologie > Benthos, Biologie > Ecologie - biodiversiteit, Biologie > Macroalgen, Biologie > Plankton > Fytoplankton, Biologie > Plankton > Zooplankton, Biologie > Vis, Biologie > Vogels
Marien, Historical data, Historical datasets, ISW, Afrika, Oost, ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay

Geografische spreiding
ISW, Afrika, Oost [Marine Regions]
ISW, Kenya, Coast, Gazi Bay [Marine Regions]

Spreiding in de tijd
1873 - 1999

Bijdrage door
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Mombasa Centre (KMFRI), meerdata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), meerdata beheerderdata creator

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Gebaseerd op deze dataset
Knockaert, C. et al. (2019). Biodiversity data rescue in the framework of a long-term Kenya-Belgium cooperation in marine sciences. Scientific Data 6(85): 1-6., meer

Dataset status: Afgelopen
Data type: Data
Data oorsprong: Data collectie
Metadatarecord aangemaakt: 2017-09-25
Informatie laatst gewijzigd: 2019-04-08
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