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Projekt Zee - Belgian part of the North Sea datasets 1970-1976 [Projekt Zee - Datasets voor het Belgisch Deel van de Noordzee 1970-1976]

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Collection of datasets on biotic and abiotic measurements in the context of the "Project Sea" research activities. The data are digitized from technical reports in the frame of the 4DEMON project. more

Data on biotic and abiotic parameters that were measured in the framework of "Project Sea" (1970-1976), the first Belgian marine research program in the Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS).

Following laboratories participated in "Projekt Zee" Belgian Part of the North Sea :

* Laboratorium voor Ekologie en Systematiek (VUB)

* Laboratorium voor Analytische Scheikunde (VUB)

* Laboratorium voor Microbiologie en Hygïene (VUB)

* Laboratorium van Farmacognosie, Fytochemie en Toxicologie (VUB)

* Unité d'Océanologie et d'Anatomie comparée (ULB)

* Unité d'Océanologie, Collectif de Bio-écologie (ULB)

* Institut de Chimie Industrielle, Service Environnement (ULB)


* Laboratoire de Géologie et Sédimentologie (ULB)

* Laboratorium voor Fyto-hydrobiologie / Algologie (KUL)

* Laboratorium van Sedimentologie (KUL)

* Laboratoire de Chimie Analytique (ULG)

* Laboratoire de Biologie Marine (ULG)

* Laboratoire d'Océanologie (ULG)

* Laboratorium voor Morfologie en Systematiek (RUG)

* Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen (RBINS)

* Laboratorium voor Recente Sedimentologie (RBINS)

* Labo de Chimie der Force Navale

* Force Navale - Zeemacht

* Institut d'Hygiène et d'Epidémiologie, Ministère de la Santé publique, de la Famille et de l'Environnement (IHE)

* Station de Phytopharmacie de l'Etat, Ministère de l'Agriculture (Min. Agr.)

* Rijksstation voor Zeevisserij Oostende (Min. Agr.)

* Institut de Recherches Chimiques, Tervuren (IRC)

* Interdisciplinary Working Group Biology

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Birds, Biology > Fish, Biology > Organic (& bio-) chemistry, Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Biology > Plankton > Phytoplankton, Biology > Plankton > Zooplankton, Biology > Productivity - biomass, Environmental quality/pollution, Fisheries, Meteorology, Water composition > Dissolved gases, Water composition > Nutrients, Water composition > Other inorganic chemistry, Water composition > Suspended matter - turbidity
Marine/Coastal, Aerobic bacteria, Anaerobic bacteria, Antibiotics, Benthic diatoms, Biological oxygen demand, By-catch, Calorific value, Commercial fish, Diatoms, Dumping, Epibenthos, Experimental fisheries, Gram negative bacteria, Gram positive bacteria, Granulometry, Heavy metals, Heterotrophic bacteria, Ichthyoplankton, Industrial wastes, Marine bacteria, Meiobenthos, Microbiological analysis, Microphytobenthos, Partition coefficient, Pesticides, Photosynthetic pigments, Pigments, Radioactive tracers, Sediment analysis, Shrimp fisheries, Sorption, Suspended sediment measurement, Water microbiology, Water pollution, Water quality, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS)

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1970 - 1976

Air pressure
Air temperature
Ammonia (NH3)-nitrogen (N)
Bacterial density
Bacterial diversity
Benthic diatoms
Cadmium (Cd)
Chlorophyll a
Copper (Cu)
Count of bacteria
Count of birds
Count of diatoms
Count of phytoplankton
Count of zooplankton
Current direction
Dissolved oxygen (O2)
Epibenthic species
Faecal Streptococcus
Fish density
Fish length
heptachlor epoxide (cis)
Incubation time
Iron (Fe)
Lead (Pb)
Macroinvertebrate density
Manganese (Mn)
Meiobenthos biomass
Meiobenthos density
Mercury (Hg)
Nitrate (NO3-)
Nitrate (NO3-) + Nitrite (NO2-)
Nitrite (NO2-)
Oxygen (O) saturation
Particulate organic matter (POM)
Phaeophytin a
Phosphate (PO43-)
Phytoplankton abundance
Phytoplankton density
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Primary production of phytoplankton
Silica (SiO2)
Species composition
Stomach content
Suspended sediment concentration
Total Coliforms
Water temperature
Wet weight of fish
Wind direction
Wind speed
Zinc (Zn)
Zooplankton abundance
Zooplankton biomass

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), moredata creator
KU Leuven (KULeuven), moredata creator
Université de Liège (ULG), moredata creator
Université de Liège; Faculté des Sciences; Département de Biologie, Ecologie et Evolution; Laboratoire d'Océanologie, moredata creator
Université Libre de Bruxelles; Faculté des Sciences; Zoologie systématique et écologie animale (ULB), moredata creator
Université Libre de Bruxelles; Section interfacultaire d'Agronomie; Laboratoire d'Océanographie biologique et d' Aquaculture, moredata creator
Universiteit Antwerpen (UA), moredata creator
Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Ecologie en Systematiek (ECOL), moredata creator
Onderzoeksdomein Visserij, moredata creator
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), moredata creator

Related datasets
Child datasets:
Projekt Zee - Biotic data of the Belgian part of the North Sea 1970-1976, more
Projekt Zee - Meteorological and hydrological observations in the Belgian Part of the North Sea 1970-1976, more
Projekt Zee - Pollution in the Belgian Part of the North Sea 1970-1976, more
Projekt Zee - Sorption data by North Sea sediments 1970-1976, more
Projekt Zee - Water quality data in the Belgian Part of the North Sea 1970-1976, more
Other relation:
Projekt Zee - Scheldt estuary datasets 1970-1976, more

Projekt Zee, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-03-16
Information last updated: 2018-06-08
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