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General
Data set name

Bathymetric soundings in Belgian coastal waters

Data holding centreEurosense Belfotop NV
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodAugust 1985 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Harbour access channels, main dump sites, and nearshore of the Belgian Continental Platform

Observations 
Parameters

Moored instrument depth

Description 
Summary

The data set consists of depth soundings along closely spaced lines, performed by the surveying hovercraft BEASAC III. The survey frequency ranges from monthly (main harbour access channels) to yearly (nearshore). The data are used for the production of official nautical maps, for dredging monitoring and for morphological monitoring.

OriginatorsEurosense Belfotop NV
Availability 
OrganisationEurosense Belfotop NV
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactNot supplied (Coastal Services Department Project Manager)
Address

Eurosense Belfotop NV
Nervierslaan 54
Wemmel

1780
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 460 70 00
Facsimile+32 2 460 49 58
Emailinfo.be@eurosense.com
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11017002
Global identifier1027
Last revised2009-08-10