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IOW Macrozoobenthos monitoring Baltic Sea (1980-2005)
Zettler M. L., 2005: Macrozoobenthos baltic sea (1980-2005) as part of the IOW-Monitoring. Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Germany.
Contact: Zettler, Michael

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This time series on species composition and biomass or abundance of macrozoobenthos in the Belt Sea and the Baltic proper provide data from 1979 till 2005 as part of the HELCOM monitoring

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine/Coastal, Benthos, Biodiversity, Long-term monitoring, Macrobenthos, Monitoring, Time series, Zoobenthos, ANE, Baltic, EurOBIS calculated BBOX

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 11,06; MinLat: 54,03 - MaxLong: 25,6; MaxLat: 59,92 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
1980 - 2005

Area of sample {sampled area} from the bed [BODC]
Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (IOW), moredata ownerdata creator
Zettler, Michael

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
LargeNet database
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)

Based on this dataset
Zettler, M.L.; Schiedek, D.; Glockzin, M. (2008). Zoobenthos, in: Feistel, R. et al. (Ed.) State and evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005: a detailed 50-year survey of meteorology and climate, physics, chemistry, biology, and marine environment. pp. 517-541
Schiedek, D.; Zettler, M.L. (2007). Application of benthic indices to assess biodiversity in the southern Baltic Sea: What do they tell us about the ‘ecological status’ in a brackish water system? MarBEF Newsletter 6: 22-23
Zettler, M.L.; Schiedek, D.; Bobertz, B. (2007). Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 55(1-6): 258-270.
Wasmund, N. et al. (2004). Biologische Zustandseinschätzung der Ostsee im Jahre 2004 = Assessment of the biological state of the Baltic Sea in 2004. Meereswissenschaftliche Berichte = Marine Scientific Reports, 60. Institut für Ostseeforschung: Warnemünde, Germany. 87 pp.

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-27
Information last updated: 2013-12-10
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