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Data set name

IMARES, Monitoring sedimentation and vegetation on saltmarshes in the Dutch Wadden Sea (1993 - )

Data holding centreIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
CountryNetherlands  Netherlands
ProjectWOT-IN Salt marshes of the Dutch Wadden Sea
Time period1993 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Several sites in the mainland marshes of the Dutch Wadden Sea along the Frisian and Groninger coast

Observations 
Parameters

Land vegetation; Sediment accumulation rate

Instruments

Sediment surface markers; sampling extent markers

Description 
Summary

Monitoring of sedimentation and vegetation on saltmarshes. With special equipment, the SEB(Sediment Erosion Bar) the change in surface level in the saltmarshes is measured twice a year. The vegetation relevees are coupled to the SEB-measurements and are made once a year. The data are used for advice on management.

OriginatorsIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
Availability 
OrganisationIMARES, Wageningen UR, Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies, Texel
AvailabilityCollection cost charge; distribution 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_5720004
Global identifier4812
Last revised2011-02-24