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Data set name

Quaternary coring of the Belgian continental shelf

Data holding centreRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Geological Survey of Belgium
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1986 and 1988
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Belgian Continental Shelf

Observations 
Parameters

Sediment water content, porosity and surface area

Description 
Summary

11 cores recovering entire Quarternary sequence. Purposes: a) mapping: quarternary sediments North Sea; raw material availability b) paleogeographical reconstruction N.S. in the quarternary; national resources

OriginatorsRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Geological Survey of Belgium
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Geological Survey of Belgium
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactC. Baeteman
Address

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Geological Survey of Belgium
rue Jenner/Jennerstraat 13
Brussels

1000
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 627 04 07
Facsimile+32 2 647 73 59
Emailcecile.baeteman@mineco.fgov.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11004001
Global identifier960
Last revised2009-08-26