European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

Data set information

| Query EDMED |     

General
Data set name

Marine macrobenthos of chalk shores, south and east England (1986-1998)

Data holding centreDepartment of Zoology, Natural History Museum
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1986 to 1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

South and east England

Observations 
Parameters

Macroalgae and seagrass taxonomy-related counts; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Macroalgae generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Benthos samplers; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Ecological accounts of chalk sea shores were undertaken initially as part of an environmental impact analysis for Channel Tunnel construction, and specialist evidence for a Public Enquiry in relation to other proposed coastal engineering work. This was extended to complete the chalk shores theme volume for the Joint Nature Conservation Committee's Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR). Keywords: floristics, faunistics, ecology, conservation, distribution

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 identifier1039005
Global identifier598
Last revised2009-12-02