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Data set name

Ecology of seabirds and marine mammals in North Sea, NE Atlantic, Arctic polar seas and Antarctica (1970 onwards)

Data holding centreVrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratory for Ecotoxicology and Polar Ecology
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1970 - 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

North Sea and NE Atlantic (1970-1985); Greenland and Norwegian Seas (from 1978 onwards), Barents Sea (from 1991 onwards); Antarctica (from 1989 onwards)

Observations 
Parameters

Bird counts

Description 
Summary

At sea study of the distribution of marine birds and mammals: seasonal variations of distributions, linkage with hydrographical regimes, estimations of population sizes and densities. Estimations of food demands and energy fluxes through higher trophic levels of the marine ecosystems.

OriginatorsVrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratory for Ecotoxicology and Polar Ecology
Availability 
OrganisationVrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratory for Ecotoxicology and Polar Ecology
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. C. Joiris
Address

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laboratory for Ecotoxicology and Polar Ecology
Campus Oefenplein Pleinlaan 2
Brussel

1050
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 629 34 14
Facsimile+32 2 629 34 38
Emailcjoiris@vub.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11020002
Global identifier1035
Last revised2009-08-10