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Kongsfjorden/Spitsbergen - soft bottom fauna
Citable as data publication
Herrmann, M., J. Laudien, 2004: Soft bottom community structure and diversity in Arctic Kongsfjorden. Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany.
Contact: Herrmann, Marko

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The data was collected in the framework of a dive operated shallow water (5-30m) research of the benthic soft bottom community in Arctic Kongsfjord/Spitsbergen

Biology, Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Data, diver, Macrobenthos, Marine Genomics, Zoobenthos, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 11,8597; MinLat: 78,9814 - MaxLong: 11,8597; MaxLat: 78,9814 [WGS84]
PNE, Norway, Spitsbergen [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
June 2003 - August 2003


Area of sample {sampled area} from the bed [BODC]
Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar- and Marine Research (AWI), moredata ownerdata creator
Laudien, Jürgen
Herrmann, Marko
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager
Perez Perez, Ruben

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
Macroben: Macroben database (Marbef Theme 1 workshop)

Based on this dataset
Herrmann, M. (2004). Makrozoobenthos- Gemeinschaften arktischer Weichböden: Struktur und Bedeutung als Nahrungsgrundlage demersaler Fische. MSc Thesis. Christian-Albrechts-Universität: Kiel. 96 pp.
Laudien, J. et al. (2004). Soft bottom community structure and diversity in Arctic Kongsfjord. Ber. Polarforsch. Meeresforsch. 492: 103-111
Laudien, J. et al. (2004). Soft bottom community structure and diversity in Arctic Kongsfjord, in: Wiencke, C. (Ed.) The coastal ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Synopsis of biological research performed at the Koldewey Station in the years 1991-2003. Berichte zur Polar- und Meeresforschung = Reports on Polar and Marine Research, 492: pp. 103-111

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2005-11-09
Information last updated: 2024-07-08
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