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Macrobenthos from the Norwegian waters
Citation
Cochrane, S. (2001). Macrobenthos from the Norwegian waters. Akvaplan-niva, Norway. https://marineinfo.org/id/dataset/1856

Access data
Archived data
Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Notes: Restrictions apply to some or all of the data

Description
Contains information mainly from studies around offshore oil and gas platforms in the Norwegian waters.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Benthos
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Macrobenthos, ANE, Norwegian Sea, EurOBIS calculated BBOX

Geographical coverage
ANE, Norwegian Sea [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 1,6667; MinLat: 58 - MaxLong: 3,8383; MaxLat: 61,0204 [WGS84]

Temporal coverage
2000 - 2001

Parameters

Abundance of biological entity specified elsewhere per unit area of the bed [BODC]
Description of grain-size kurtosis of sediment by classification to a term from the Geo-Seas Particle Size Kurtosos Vocabulary (SDN:GS6::) [BODC]
Description of grain-size skewness of sediment by classification to a term from the Geo-Seas Particle Size Skewness Vocabulary (SDN:GS5::) [BODC]
Description of lithology of sediment by visual estimation [BODC]
Grain-size kurtosis of particles in sediment by particle sizer [BODC]
Grain-size mode of particles in sediment by particle sizer [BODC]
Grain-size skewness of particles in sediment by particle sizer [BODC]
Macrobenthos density
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (0-63um) in the sediment [BODC]
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (1000-2000um) in the sediment [BODC]
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (2000-4000um) in the sediment [BODC]
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (4000-8000um) in the sediment [BODC]
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (500-1000um) in the sediment [BODC]
Proportion by weight or volume of particles (8000-16000um) in the sediment [BODC]

Contributors
Akvaplan-niva; Biodiversity Group, moredata providerdata creator
Polar Environmental Centre; Akvaplan-niva, moredata creator
Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee (VLIZ), moredata manager

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
NSBP: North Sea Benthos Project, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2009-02-18
Information last updated: 2024-07-08
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy