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MEP-NSW Bivalves: Bivalves surveys for the Monitoring and Evaluation Programme of the North Sea OWEZ wind park in 2007
Citation
Ministery of Infrastructure and Environment, The Netherlands; (2019): Bivalves surveys for the Monitoring and Evaluation Programme of the North Sea OWEZ wind park in 2007

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Description
Field survey on juvenile bivalve densities; date: 8-11 October 2007; vessel: RV POSEIDON (operated by IFM Geomar, Germany); sampling stations: 20 stations in OWEZ and 10 stations in each of the 5 reference areas R2, R3, R4, R5, RL more

Sampling design: 1 boxcore per station; sampling gear: NIOZ boxcorer, sampling depth 20 cm, sampling diameter 30 cm; sample surface juvenile bivalves: 0.024 m2 (i.e. 3 sub-cores each with diameter 10 cm2 per boxcore); sample depth juvenile bivalves: 5 cm; sorting procedure lab: stacked sieves 1.0, 0.5 and 0.2 mm; following worksheets describes: *number of identified juvenile bivalve species (> 0.5 mm) found per boxcore (0.024m2) and per m2, Station, Date time, species, n bivalves > 0.5 mm per 0.024m2, n bivalves > 0.5 mm per m2.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Invertebrates
Keywords:
Marine, Marine macrozoobenthos, Netherlands, North Sea, Bivalvia

Geographical coverage
Netherlands, North Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
8 October 2007 - 11 October 2007

Taxonomic coverage
Bivalvia [WoRMS]

Parameters
, Macrobenthic invertebrate species biomass, Macroinvertebrate density, Species diversity macro-invertebrates

Contributors
Deltares, more
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu; Rijkswaterstaat; Water, Verkeer en Leefomgeving (WVL), moredata creator
NoordzeeWind BV, more

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biogeographic Information System, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-07-31
Information last updated: 2019-03-15
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