Taxonomic Information System for the Belgian coastal area
EurOBIS

Dataset credit

iOBIS and EurOBIS

Contacts

RoleNameOrganization 
Primary contact Ward Appeltans
Secondary contact EurOBIS Data Management Team
Secondary contact Klaas Deneudt
Secondary contact Leen Vandepitte
Data entry Ei Fujioka Duke University

Citation

Appeltans, W., E. Data Management Team, K. Deneudt and L. Vandepitte. 2011. Taxonomic Information System for the Belgian coastal area. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/103151695) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from iOBIS (http:www.iobis.org).

Abstract

Taxonomic Information System for the Belgian coastal area. Biogeographical information on (mainly) Belgian species. Focus area of the dataset spans from north of Wimereux (northern France) to the Scheldt estuary (southern Netherlands).

Purpose

N/A

Supplemental information

Original data obtained from http://w2.vliz.be/digir/DiGIR.php and registered into iOBIS on 2010-09-17. This dataset on OBIS-SEAMAP is a subset of marine mammal, seabird and/or sea turtle records from the dataset on iOBIS (Total number of records: 22150) harvested into OBIS-SEAMAP on 2011-10-11

References

Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ). 2004. Taxonomic Information System for the Belgian coastal area. 10 Aug 2004, Oostende, Belgium. Version: 1.

Attributes

Overview

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downlodable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission unless otherwise noted below.

The attributes of this dataset are compatible with the OBIS Schema, then reformatted to the OBIS-SEAMAP schema. If you would like to get the data in the OBIS Schema, please visit iOBIS Portal.

Attributes in dataset provided

Attribute (table column)Description
OBIS-SEAMAP ID103151695
Seabirds72
Marine mammals105
Sea turtles6
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species-7
Total183
Date, Begin1844-01-01
Date, End1844-01-01
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude13.69 - 74.65
Longitude-33.44 - 79.95
Coord. prec.5 decimal digits
PlatformVarious
Data typeAnimal sighting
EffortN/A
Contr. throughiOBIS
Registered2011-08-11
Updated2011-10-12
StatusPublished
Sharing policy CC-BY (All)
Also availalbe from None
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