European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Macrodat database 4 (2007)

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1975-2006
OngoingNo
Geographical area

ANE, Belgium - Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Observations 
Parameters

Zooplankton and zoobenthos morphological parameters; Unclassified pigment concentrations in sediment; Sediment grain size parameters; Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance

Description 
Summary

MACRODAT is a database, which combines taxonomy, geography, biotic and abiotic data. MACRODAT contains a full compilation of all available macrobenthos data of the BCS and associated beaches from the year 1971 and for the periods 1976-1986, 1994-2006.

OriginatorsGhent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier1615
Global identifier5532
Last revised2011-05-06