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Data set name

Hyperbenthic communities of the North Sea

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1993-1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

ANE, North Sea - Dogger Bank; ANE, Belgium - Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS); ANE, Netherlands - Frisian Front

Observations 
Parameters

Unclassified pigment concentrations in sediment; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in sediment; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Sediment grain size parameters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Optical backscatter; Unclassified pigment concentrations in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Salinity of the water column; Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies

Description 
Summary

The spatio-temporal distribution of the hyperbenthos communities of the North Sea as well as the regulating factors shaping these communities were studied.

OriginatorsGhent University, Department of Biology, Marine Biology Section
Availability 
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier137
Global identifier5610
Last revised2011-05-06