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Data set name

Historical zoobenthos data from the Polish zone of the Baltic Sea (1951-75)

Data holding centreMaritime Institute in Gdansk (MIG) - Department of Ecology
CountryPoland  Poland
Time periodFrom 1951 to 1975
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Baltic; Polish economic zone

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

A set of historical zoobenthos data collected by Polish scientists between 1951-1975 from the Baltic Sea is at the disposal of the DAE IEP. The data (mainly manuscripts) include species composition, abundance and wet biomass (for 1 m**2) determined for over 1000 samples.

OriginatorsMaritime Institute in Gdansk (MIG) - Department of Environment Protection
Availability 
OrganisationMaritime Institute in Gdansk (MIG) - Department of Ecology
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactDr. Lidia Kruk-Dowgiallo (Head of the department)
Address

Maritime Institute in Gdansk (MIG) - Department of Ecology
Abrahama 1
Gdansk
Pomorskie
80-307
Poland

Telephone+48 58 5520094
Facsimile+48 58 5524613
Emaillidia.kruk-dowgiallo@im.gda.pl
Administration 
Collating centreInstitute of Meteorology and Water Management, Maritime Branch in Gdynia (IMWM MB)
Local identifier21002015
Global identifier1617
Last revised2009-01-15