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Data set name

Yearly spatial autumn monitoring dataset mudflat Groot Buitenschoor

Data holding centreResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1989-2002
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Belgium, Zeeschelde - Doel

Observations 
Parameters

Bird counts; Land vegetation; Sediment grain size parameters; Nitrogen concentrations in sediment; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Sediment accumulation rate; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediment samples; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in sediment samples; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Unspecified; Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

This dataset contains the data gathered during a monitoring project, that lasted for more than 10 years, monitoring macrobenthos, sediment, vegetation and waterbirds in the Groot Buitenschoor, a brackish intertidal area on the right bank of the Schelde.

OriginatorsResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
Availability 
OrganisationResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
AvailabilityUnknown
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier443
Global identifier5602
Last revised2011-05-17