Monitoring of the effects of Belgian wind mill parks on benthic macro-invertebrates and the fish fauna of soft substrates - reference situation. (WINMON)

Latest version published by Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences on Jan 18, 2021 Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

This dataset has been created to establish the reference situation of benthic macro-invertebrates (macro-, endobenthos en macro-epibenthos) and demersal fish in the Belgian windfarm area.

Data Records

The data in this sampling event resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 13,631 records. 2 extension data tables also exist. An extension record supplies extra information about a core record. The number of records in each extension data table is illustrated below.

  • Event (core)
    13631
  • ExtendedMeasurementOrFact 
    21355
  • Occurrence 
    13329

This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.

Downloads

Download the latest version of this resource data as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A) or the resource metadata as EML or RTF:

Data as a DwC-A file download 13,631 records in English (862 KB) - Update frequency: not planned
Metadata as an EML file download in English (5 KB)
Metadata as an RTF file download in English (6 KB)

Versions

The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.

Rights

Researchers should respect the following rights statement:

The publisher and rights holder of this work is Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. To the extent possible under law, the publisher has waived all rights to these data and has dedicated them to the Public Domain (CC0 1.0). Users may copy, modify, distribute and use the work, including for commercial purposes, without restriction.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: e89c4d84-f5c7-43ea-882b-1569609ff4e6.  Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Belgian Biodiversity Platform.

Keywords

windmill; monitoring; macrobenthos; demersal fish; Samplingevent

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Serge Scory
Head of BMDC
Biodiversity and Ecological Data and Information Centre - Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences BE

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Serge Scory
Head of BMDC
Biodiversity and Ecological Data and Information Centre - Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences BE

Who filled in the metadata:

Thomas Vandenberghe
Data manager
Biodiversity and Ecological Data and Information Centre - Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences

Geographic Coverage

Belgian part of the North Sea (http://marineregions.org/mrgid/26567)

Bounding Coordinates South West [51.229, 2.53], North East [51.69, 3.026]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Class  Actinopterygii, Adenophorea, Anopla, Bivalvia, Cephalopoda, Clitellata, Echinoidea, Elasmobranchii, Gastropoda, Hexacorallia, Hydroidomedusae, Leptocardii, Malacostraca, Polychaeta, Sipunculidea, Stelleroidea

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2005-02-25 / 2013-10-02

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers http://ipt.naturalsciences.be/ipt/resource?r=idod_winmon