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Data set name

IMARES, Monitoring the development of Benthic species (2002 - )

Data holding centreIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
ProjectWOT-IN Benthic sampling in the Dutch Wadden Sea
Time period2002 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Eastern part of the Dutch Wadden Sea near the islands of Rottum

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the littoral zone; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Benthos samplers; sediment grabs; balances and scales

Description 
Summary

Monitoring the development of benthic species in a area closed for human disturbance like fisheries. Every 5 years the development of marine mammals and bird species distribution will also be taking in account. The Van Veen sampler is one of the instruments used for sampling data.

OriginatorsIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
Availability 
OrganisationIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge
ContactJenny Cremer
Address

IMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
Landsdiep 4
't Horntje, Texel

1797 SH
Netherlands

Telephone+31 317487076
Facsimile+31 317487362
Emailjenny.cremer@wur.nl
Administration 
Collating centreNational Oceanographic Data Committee
Local identifierIMARES_5720007
Global identifier4809
Last revised2011-02-24