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Data set name

Godavari estuary and SW Sri Lanka: Data on stable C and N isotope composition of the suspended matter, zooplankton, fish and macrobenthos, sediments.

Data holding centreVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1998-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Godavari estuary; Bay of Bengal; India; South-West Sri Lanka.

Observations 
Parameters

Other physical and chemical properties of suspended particulate material; Stable isotope enrichment in biota; Stable isotope enrichment in the water column

Description 
Summary

The research aims at understanding how in these regions of India and Sri Lanka human activities such as fisheries, wood extraction, aquaculture rely on the presence of mangrove forest, the intrinsic interrelationship between natural occurrence and productivity of specific crustacean, shellfish and finfish communities on the one hand and mangroves on the other is investigated.

OriginatorsVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Availability 
OrganisationVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. F. Dehairs
Address

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
boulevard de la Plaine/Pleinlaan 2
Brussels

1050
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 629 32 63
Facsimile+32 2 629 32 74
Emailfdehairs@vub.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11012013
Global identifier1009
Last revised2009-08-11