European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Ecological survey: North Morecambe Bay, west coast of England (1991-1998)

Data holding centreDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1991 to 1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Southern Cumbria

Observations 
Parameters

Bird counts; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Habitat characterisation; Habitat extent; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance

Instruments

Benthos samplers; manual biota samplers; observers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises an inter-tidal survey and subsequent establishment of monitoring sites on the foreshore, Zostera beds and saltmarsh. A bird census was also carried out.

OriginatorsDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Data web sitehttp://www.nhm.ac.uk/
Availability 
OrganisationDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactKeeper of Zoology
Address

Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum
Department of Zoology, Cromwell Road
London

SW7 5BD
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 20 7942 5275
Emailpsr@nhm.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1039004
Global identifier597
Last revised2009-12-01