Ifremer BIOCEAN database (Deep Sea Benthic Fauna)
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Summary
Abstract: The Biocean database was designed to gather the extremely large volume of data collected from different deep-sea ecosystem studies conducted by Ifremer's department of "Environnement Profond" and aims at facilitating ecosystem studies in the deep sea. It represents an important new resource for deep-sea ecologists and will have wide applications in biogeography, and biodiversity studies.. The ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 77.01   S: -53.34   E: 168.36   W: -104.29

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Fabri, M-C. et al.
Dataset Title: Ifremer BIOCEAN database (Deep Sea Benthic Fauna)
Dataset Release Date: 24 Dec 2004
Dataset Release Place: Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Dataset Publisher: Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer, Ifremer
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: World Wide Web electronic publication
Online Resource: http://www.ifremer.fr/isi/biocean
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1967-08-01
Stop Date: 2001-07-19
Science Keywords
OCEANS > MARINE VOLCANISM > HYDROTHERMAL VENTS Parameter Definition
OCEANS > MARINE SEDIMENTS Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Acknowledge the use of specific records from contributing databases in the form appearing in the 'Citation' field thereof (if any); and acknowledge the use of the OBIS facility.

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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.vliz.be/

Data Center Personnel
Name: WARD APPELTANS
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at vliz.be
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
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Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +33 (0) 298 22 42 00
Fax: +33 (0) 298 22 47 57
Email: mcfabri at ifremer.fr
Contact Address:
IFREMER
Département Etudes et Environnement Profond
City: PLOUZANE
Postal Code: 29280
Country: FRANCE
Publications/References
Fabri M-C, Galeron J, Larour M, Maudire G. Biocean database for deep-sea benthic ecological data and online Ocean Biogeographic Information System combined for biogeographical analyses. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. 274
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-07
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