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Eastern Channel dataset
Citation
Dewarumez J.-M. & Desroy N. - 2000. Eastern Channel dataset. Station Marine de Wimereux, France. https://marineinfo.org/id/dataset/1779
Contact: Dewarumez, Jean-Marie

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

Notes: Release with permission of the appropriate parties

Description
Data comprised a regular grid extending into the English Channel, including UK waters. In total, 15 stations were sampled for macrobenthos.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Biodiversity, Macrobenthos, Zoobenthos, ANE, English Channel, EurOBIS calculated BBOX

Geographical coverage
ANE, English Channel [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 0,9986; MinLat: 50,0019 - MaxLong: 2,4998; MaxLat: 51,5015 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
March 2002
Not relevant

Parameters
Abundance of biological entity specified elsewhere per unit area of the bed, Count, Description of grain-size kurtosis of sediment by classification to a term from the Geo-Seas Particle Size Kurtosos Vocabulary (SDN:GS6::), Description of grain-size skewness of sediment by classification to a term from the Geo-Seas Particle Size Skewness Vocabulary (SDN:GS5::), Description of lithology of sediment by visual estimation, Grain-size kurtosis of particles in sediment by particle sizer, Grain-size mode of particles in sediment by particle sizer, Grain-size skewness of particles in sediment by particle sizer, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (0-63um) in the sediment, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (1000-2000um) in the sediment, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (2000-4000um) in the sediment, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (4000-8000um) in the sediment, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (500-1000um) in the sediment, Proportion by weight or volume of particles (8000-16000um) in the sediment

Contributors
Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille; Station Marine de Wimereux (INSU/CNRS), moredata ownerdata managerdata creator
Dewarumez, Jean-Marie
Desroy, Nicolas

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
NSBP: North Sea Benthos Project

Project
NSBP: North Sea Benthos Project


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2008-11-20
Information last updated: 2016-04-11
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