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Data set name

GLOBAL CHANGE - T,S,pH,O2, chlorophyll, navigation and met. data for RV Belgica cruises 1991/16 and 1992/16

Data holding centreRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 24 June 1991 to 10 July 1991 (also 16 to 27 June 1992)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

21 stations were sampled in 1991: 15 stations in the English Channel, 6 stations in the northern front of the Bay of Biscay. In 1992, 27 stations were sampled.

Observations 
Parameters

Horizontal spatial co-ordinates; Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Variable fluorescence parameters; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Bathymetry and Elevation; Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output

Description 
Summary

The aim of the cruises was to identify and to quantify vertical and lateral fluxes of elements in the oceanic system and particularly to evaluate the role of the biological processes in these fluxes.

OriginatorsRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models, Ostend
AvailabilitySeaDataNet licence
ContactScory Serge (Ir)
Address

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational Directorate Natural Environment, Belgian Marine Data Centre
Gulledelle 100
Brussels

1200
Belgium

Telephone02/773.21.11
Facsimile02/7706972
Emailbmdc@mumm.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11010007
Global identifier991
Last revised2009-08-21