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Acoustic positioning telemetry in a case study on the Albert Canal (Belgium): VPS and YAPS positions
Citation
Vergeynst, Jenna, Pauwels, Ine, Baeyens, Raf, Mouton, Ans, & Coeck, Johan. (2019). Acoustic positioning telemetry in a case study on the Albert Canal (Belgium): VPS and YAPS positions (v1.0.0) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3544748

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

Description
This dataset contains data of an acoustic positioning telemetry study on the Albert canal, in a 200x150 m area directly upstream of the navigation lock complex of Kwaadmechelen, Belgium. European silver eels (Anguilla anguilla) and Atlantic salmon smolts (Salmo salar) were tagged with 69-kHz acoustic transmitters (Vemco, Halifax, NS) and detected by acoustic receivers attached at the canal walls and ship guiding structures of the navigation lock complex. The study comprises 3 deployments between 2015-11-25 and 2017-06-16. At the end of each deployment, receivers were offloaded and the detections were sent to Vemco for processing and calculation of the VPS positions. Additionally, we used the raw detection data to calculate positions by use of the YAPS algorithm. more

This work makes use of data and/or infrastructure provided by VLIZ and INBO and funded by Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) as part of the Belgian contribution to LifeWatch.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Fish, Physical > Underwater acoustics
Keywords:
Fresh water, Acoustic telemetry, Tagging, Tracking, Belgium, Albert Canal, Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758), Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Albert Canal [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
25 November 2015 - 16 June 2017

Taxonomic coverage
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Contributors
Universiteit Gent (UGent), moredata creator
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Omgeving; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata creatordata providerdata manager

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-07
Information last updated: 2021-12-07
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