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IOW Macrozoobenthos monitoring Baltic Sea (1980-2005)
Zettler M. L., 2005: Macrozoobenthos baltic sea (1980-2005) as part of the IOW-Monitoring. Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Germany

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This time series on species composition and biomass or abundance of macrozoobenthos in the Belt Sea and the Baltic proper provide data from 1979 till 2005 as part of the HELCOM monitoring

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine, Benthos, Biodiversity, Long-term monitoring, Macrobenthos, Monitoring, Time series, Zoobenthos, ANE, Baltic

Geographical coverage
ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1980 - 2005


Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (IOW), moredata creatordata owner

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Based on this dataset
Schiedek, D.; Zettler, M.L. (2007). Application of benthic indices to assess biodiversity in the southern Baltic Sea: What do they tell us about the ‘ecological status’ in a brackish water system? MarBEF Newsletter 6: 22-23, more
Zettler, M.L. et al. (2007). Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 55(Spec. Issue 1-6): 258-270., more
Zettler, M.L. et al. (2007). Benthic biodiversity indices versus salinity gradient in the southern Baltic Sea, in: Devlin, M. et al. (Ed.) Implementation of the Water Framework Directive in European marine waters. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 55(Spec. Issue 1-6): pp. 258-270, more
Wasmund, N. et al. (2004). Biologische Zustandseinschätzung der Ostsee im Jahre 2004 = Assessment of the biological state of the Baltic Sea in 2004. Meereswissenschaftliche Berichte = Marine Scientific Reports, 60. Institut für Ostseeforschung: Warnemünde, Germany. 87 pp., more
Zettler, M.L.; Schiedek, D.; Glockzin, M. (2008). Zoobenthos, in: Feistel, R. et al. (Ed.) State and evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005: a detailed 50-year survey of meteorology and climate, physics, chemistry, biology, and marine environment. pp. 517-541, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2005-09-27
Information last updated: 2013-12-10
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