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Oslo database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)
Contact: Bjørgesæter, Anders

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Different dataset added toghether to make a common database for the workshop in Oslo and for the upcoming worskhop on Crete. more

Investigate biodiversity across Europe: The database consist of bottom-dwelling macro benthos collected in Arctic (Franz Josef Land, Pechora Sea, Svalbard),along the Norwegian Continental Shelf, in Irish Sea, Ionan Sea, Aegean Sea, and the Black Sea. 3,616 taxa and 1,064,225 individuals including 26,313 juvenile in 1,243 sediment samples. Equipment Surface (m2) Samples Replicates Van Veen Grab 0.1 518 2 – 5 grabs, mostly 5. Van Veen Grab 0.04 33 1 Ponar Grab 0.05 39 1 Ocean Grab 0.25 50 1 Boxcorer 0.25 16 2 Hand-operated Van Veen Grab 0.08 18 1 Hand operated van Veen Grab 0.05 64 1 Hand operated grab type Ponar 0.045 70 1 Hand operated Smith-McIntyre sampler 0.1 14 1 Hand operated van Veen Grab; Scuba diving; Free diving; Otter trawl - 421 “p/a” 1937 – 2000

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Biodiversity, diver, Long term follow up, Soft bottom benthos, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Europe, MED, PNE, PNE, Russia, Pechora Sea

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Europe [Marine Regions]
Mediterranean [Marine Regions]
Polar Ocean North East [Marine Regions]
PNE, Russia, Pechora Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1937 - 2002
Not relevant

Granulometric variables

Marine Biological Station (Universitetets Marinbiologiske stasjon i Drøbak); University of Oslo; Biological Institutedata manager
Bjørgesæter, Anders

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)
Source datasets:
Aegean macrobenthic fauna, more
Benthic fauna around Franz Josef Land, more
Benthic Fauna in the Barents Sea, more
Benthic fauna in the Pechora Sea, more
Biomôr 1 dataset. Benthic data from the Southern Irish Sea from 1989-1991, more
Environmental impact assessment of oil pollution accident in Gialova lagoon and Navarino Bay, more
Jalta-Black Sea, more
Kalamitsi, more
Kerkyra, more
Kyklades-data of the Central Aegean Sea, more
Laspibay-Black Sea, more
MegFeod-Black Sea, more
Mytilini, more
Offshore ref. stations, North/Norwegian sea, more
Offshore reference stations (Finnmark), more
Offshore reference stations, Norwegian/Barents Sea, more
Strelbay, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-23
Information last updated: 2022-08-16
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