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TROPHOS: Temporal patterns for macrobenthos species at stations 115b and 330 in the Belgian Part of the North Sea (2003)
Citable as data publication
Onraedt, G.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Marine Biology Research Group - Ugent: Belgium; (2003): Macrobenthos: temporal patterns for BCS stations 115b and 330. Marine Data Archive.
Contact: Vanaverbeke, Jan

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

This dataset contains data on two stations on the Belgian Continental Shelf that are sampled monthly for macrobenthic organisms. more

The aim of this research is to study the structural diversity and the role of the macrofauna in the metabolism of the sediment.

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Continental shelf, Granulometry, Macrobenthos, Pigments, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), EurOBIS calculated BBOX, ANE, Belgium, West Coast, Westdiep, ANE, Belgium, Zeeland Banks, Goote Bank

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 2,6183; MinLat: 51,1517 - MaxLong: 2,6183; MaxLat: 51,1517 [WGS84]
ANE, Belgium, West Coast, Westdiep Stations [Marine Regions]
Station 115bis
Coordinates: Long: 2,6183; Lat: 51,1517 [WGS84]
ANE, Belgium, Zeeland Banks, Goote Bank Stations [Marine Regions]
Station 330
Coordinates: Long: 2,8083; Lat: 51,4333 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
10 February 2003 - 13 October 2003

Granulometric variables Methodology
Macrobenthic species Methodology
Macrobenthos density Methodology
Granulometric variables: Coulter Counter LS particle size analyzer
Macrobenthic species: Macrobenthos identification methode marine biology lab
Macrobenthos density: Macrobenthos density determination
(1) Sampling protocol: 5 Van Veen grabs; 1 subsample from each Van Veen for sediment analyse; fixation before sieving on 1mm sieve; second fixation on 8% formaldehyde (2) Lab protocol: sorting and counting

Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata ownerdata creator
Vanaverbeke, Jan
Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO)data owner

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
IMERS: Integrated Marine Environmental Samples and Readings, more
(Partly) included in:
PROJECT DATA: Integrated data from projects PODOI and Trophos (1997-2006)
TROPHOS/PODO-I integrated database, more

Based on this dataset
Onraedt, G. (2004). Macrobenthische variabiliteit bekeken vanuit een ecosysteem perspectief. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2004-05-10
Information last updated: 2024-02-29
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