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Data set name

Sediment Cores from the Dutch Continental Shelf of the North Sea (1966-)

Data holding centreTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
Time period1966-present
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Dutch Continental Shelf North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Lithology

Instruments

Sediment grabs; unconsolidated sediment corers; rock corers; rock dredges; manual rock samplers

Description 
Summary

The geological inventory of the Netherlands is one of the tasks of the NIAG. Its aim is to survey and map the subsoil (Quaternary, Tertiary) of the Dutch part of the North Sea. Maximum coring undisturbed samples/cores/vibrocores: 5.5 m disturbed sample/cores grab samples: 20 cm contra flush cores: 12 m.

OriginatorsTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
Data web sitehttp://www.dinoloket.nl
Availability 
OrganisationTNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge; unrestricted
ContactP.K. (Peter) Jellema (Contact Dino Data and Services)
Address

TNO Geological Survey of the Netherlands
Princetonlaan 6
Utrecht

3584 CB
Netherlands

Telephone+31 (0)30 256 44 81
Facsimile+31 30 25644 75
Emailpeter.jellema@tno.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifier20004091
Global identifier2984
Last revised2010-07-12