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General
Data set name

Inventories and Reports of Belgian Scientific Expeditions (references much early oceanographic data - mainly biological)

Data holding centreRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1900 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

North sea - all seas over the world in which Belgian scientific expeditions have been carried out

Observations 
Parameters

Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed

Description 
Summary

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences has published quite a number of scientific papers and 'Memoires', organised in Series and Fascicules. There is the depository of a wealth of early oceanographic data (mostly biological). A few major items are referred thereafter. A complete list of publications is available from the Royal Institute. Insofar as they are available, these publications are for sale.

OriginatorsUNKNOWN
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
AvailabilityCommercial charge
ContactLibrary
Address

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat 29
Brussels

B-1000
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 627 42 11
Emailinfo@sciencesnaturelles.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11011006
Global identifier996
Last revised2009-08-11