Document of dataset 938

Dataset record

Type
Dataset
title in English
ME-3f. Estuarine macrobenthos of the Schelde estuary (Belgium and The Netherlands) - 1988 onwards
title in nl
ME-3f. Estuarien macrobentos van het Schelde-estuarium (Belgiƫ en Nederland) - Vanaf 1988
Description in English
Other aims are assessing the potential impact of environmental changes; development of statistical tools to predict the occurrence of macrobenthos. Geographical area : several sites scattered over the Schelde estuary, including the polyhaline, mesohaline, oligohaline and freshwater tidal zone of the estuary (both subtidal and intertidal) Parameters : Abundance, biomass and population structure/dynamics of macrobenthic species and a characterisation of the abiotic environment (depth, sediment characteristics, salinity, etc.; at some locations also concentrations of pollutants)
Abstract in English
These data are collected within the framework of different projects. They all have however the same aim: studying the factors determining the distribution of macrobenthic invertebrates in relation to the abiotic environment
Rights
Restricted
Version
1

Temporal coverage

Temporal
Start date
1988-1-1

Geographical coverage

Spatial
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde
ANE, Scheldt Estuary
Belgium, Zeeschelde

Thesaurus terms

Keyword
Benthos
Macrobenthos

Themes

theme
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)

Ownerships

contributor
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek
contactPoint
Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek

Publication references

related reference
Used in this dataset /id/publication/21560
Used in this dataset /id/publication/3713
Used in this dataset /id/publication/201885
Used in this dataset /id/publication/7895
Used in this dataset /id/publication/10426
Used in this dataset /id/publication/10512
Used in this dataset /id/publication/14833
Used in this dataset /id/publication/10878

Dataset references

is part of
ME-3 Monitoring the estuary along the Zeeschelde - macrobenthos

Special collections

part of special collection
Belgian marine datasets
ScheldeMonitor

Document metadata

date created
2006-10-02
date modified
2009-03-30