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Seasearch Marine Surveys (EUROBIS)
Entry ID: Eurobis_746

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Abstract: This dataset consists of habitat and species records made by volunteer scuba divers. The data from 1978-1987 comprises sub-littoral surveys carried out by members of the Marine Conservation Society. The data from 1988-2000 comprises data using the initial Seasearch methodology by members of the Marine Conservation Society and associated organisations, including Sussex Seasearch. The data from 2001 ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.77   S: 49.82   E: 1.45   W: -7.46

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Marine Conservation Society
Dataset Title: Seasearch Marine Surveys
Dataset Series Name: EUROBIS
Dataset Release Date: 19 Jan 2005
Dataset Release Place: Ross-on-Wye, UK
Dataset Publisher: Marine Conservation Society
Version: 1
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1930-01-04
Stop Date: 2004-12-09
Science Keywords
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ISO Topic Category
Quality Data is provided by volunteers who have a wide range of species knowledge. Most have been through a training programme. Records are validated before entry into Marine Recorder.
Access Constraints None.
Use Constraints Marine Conservation Society - General NBN Gateway Terms and Conditions apply (see; )

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.

For information purposes, email to the full citation of any publication made (printed or electronic) that cites OBIS or any constituent part.

Recognize the limitations of data in OBIS.

Also see MarBEF data policy at
Data Set Progress
Data Center
Flanders Marine Institute, Belgium Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: ward.appeltans at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Postal Code: 8400
Country: Belgium
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Phone: +32-(0)59-34 01 55
Fax: +32-(0)59-34 21 31
Email: bart.vanhoorne at
Email: bartv at
Contact Address:
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Wandelaarkaai 7
City: Oostende
Country: BELGIUM
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-11-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18

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