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Monitoring of birds in the Voordelta
Borst, J.C.;Stolte, W.; van der Kamp, P.; Rijkswaterstaat (RWS); Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V. (HbR); Deltares; Imares; (2014): Monitoring of birds in the Voordelta.
Contact: Stolte, Willem

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Port of Rotterdam is carrying out the Project Mainport Development Rotterdam, PMR, expanding the port with 1,000 hectares through suppletion of sand in the shallow coastal Voordelta area in the North Sea. As the Voordelta has the status of protected nature reserve (Natura2000 area), the loss of habitat, caused by the expansion of the port, must be compensated for. As part of the compensating measures, the Dutch national government established a series of protected areas in the Voordelta region and is following the effects of these measures. This dataset contains aerial counts of birds in the “Voordelta”. The set exists of a pre-protected status data (2003 – 2007) and a post-protected status (currently still under embargo).

Biology > Birds
Marine/Coastal, Aerial surveys, ANE, Netherlands, Voordelta, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, Aves

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Voordelta [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 3,5029; MinLat: 51,6211 - MaxLong: 4,086; MaxLat: 52,0198 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
2004 - 2011

Taxonomic coverage
Aves [WoRMS]

Count of birds

Deltaresdata creator
Hendriksen, Gerrit
Stolte, Willem
Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V. (GHR)data creatorsponsor
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat; Rijkswaterstaat (RWS)data creator
Borst, Kees
Wageningen University and Research Centre; Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), moredata creator
van der Kamp, Peter
Bureau Waardenburg bv - Consultancy for Ecology & Environment

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Monitoring of macrozoobenthos, fish and birds in the Voordelta
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Based on this dataset
Poot, M.J.M. et al. (2006). Zeevogels in de Voordelta in 2004/2005 en 2005/2006: Nulmeting in het kader van Monitoring en Evaluatie Programma, Project Mainport Rotterdam - MEP MV2; Perceel 4: Vogels. Bureau Waardenburg Rapport, 06-244. Bureau Waardenburg: Culemborg. 188 pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2014-10-14
Information last updated: 2014-11-03
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