Linking the morphology and ecology of subtidal soft-bottom marine benthic habitats: A novel multiscale approach. Brown Bank 2017 - Biological and geomorphological data
datasetposted on 24.03.2020, 00:00 by Sebastiaan Mestdagh, A. (Alireza) Amiri-Simkooei, K.J. (Karin) van der Reijden, L. (Leo) Koop, S. (Sarah) O'Flynn, M. (Mirjam) Snellen, C. van Sluis, L.L. (Laura) Govers, D.G. (Dick) Simons, P M J Herman, H. (Han) Olff, T. (Tom) Ysebaert
22 stations on and around the Brown Bank were selected to study local ecological variation and to link ecological with geomorphological data. Macrobenthos was collected with a box corer and identified to the lowest possible taxonomic level, in three replicates per station. Sediment characteristics (grain size, TOC, chlorophyll α etc.) were measured for each replicate. Geomorphological data (bathymetry, backscatter, BPI etc.) were derived from multibeam echosounding at each station.