Macrobel: Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf (EUROBIS)
Entry ID: eurobis_145

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Summary
Abstract: The global objective of this project is to deliver a substantial contribution to the knowledge of the long term variability in the biodiversity of the macrobenthos and the relationship with anthropogenic activities on the Belgian Continental Shelf.

The Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) (surface : 2017 km2) is only 0.5 % of the North Sea surface, but it has a very ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 51.75   S: 51.1   E: 3.31   W: 2.26

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Degraer, S.
Dataset Title: Macrobel: Long term trends in the macrobenthos of the Belgian Continental Shelf
Dataset Series Name: EUROBIS
Dataset Release Date: 21 Mar 2005
Dataset Release Place: Oostende, Belgium
Dataset Publisher: Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: MS Access
Online Resource: http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/macrobel/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1976-06-01
Stop Date: 1986-12-31
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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
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: bart.vanhoorne at vliz.be
Email: bartv at vliz.be
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Country: BELGIUM
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Publications/References
Degraer, S. et al. (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy: Brussel, Belgium. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164, photographs, 1 cd-rom pp.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-03-06
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