Spatial and temporal data (EVENT DATA) from a total of 50 samples of marine benthic invertebrates from three sampling project periods: 22 sampling localities in coastal waters from Grimstad to Sandefjord on the south coast of Norway collected in May 2011 with research vessel R/V “Sea Master”. 10 sampling localities from the Oslofjord collected in October 2011 with research vessel R/V “Trygve Braarud”. 18 sampling localities from the Oslofjord near Drøbak collected in October 2014 with research vessel R/V “Bjørn Føyn”.
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Coastal areas of southern Norway from Grimstad to Sandefjord, Oslofjord.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [58.336, 8.597], North East [59.896, 10.64]|
bentic marine invertebrates
|Start Date / End Date||2011-05-26 / 2014-10-22|
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|Title||Mapping of marine benthic invertebrates in the Oslofjord and the Skagerrak: sampling data of museum collections from 1950–1955 and from recent investigations|
|Funding||The sampling and the employment of Marit E. Christiansen and Bengt O. Christiansen (1951–55) were funded by the former Norwegian Council for Science and the Humanities. The geo- referencing and digitalization of sampling stations were funded by GBIF Norway (to Kristine Dobbe). We are indebted to the late Professor Christoffer Schander, University of Bergen, for organizing the Bioskag project. We thank Petter Baardsen, Institute of Marine Research, for locating the ship’s logbooks from R/V GM Dannevig, and Jon-Arne Sneli, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, for information on sampling gear. Katrine Kongshavn, University Museum of Bergen, assisted in preparing maps, and Christian Svindseth GBIF Norway helped with the GBIF repository. This study was in part funded by the Norwegian Taxonomy Initiative through the Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre for the project ‘Polyskag: Polychaetes in coastal areas of the Skagerrak – from early natural history to current needs of knowledge’ (project number 70184216). GBIF.no data mobilization grants 2015, http://www.gbif.no/news/2015/data-mobilization-grants-2015.html|
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Most of the samples were collected using triangular, Agassiz and lightweight dredges.
|Study Extent||Marine bentic sampling data from coastal areas of southern Norway from Grimstad to Sandefjord and Oslofjord with two sampling programmes undertaken in the period May 2011 to October 2014.|
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- See Oug et al (2015) DOI:10.5324/fn.v35i0.1944 for details.
- Oug E, Christiansen ME, Dobbe K, Rønning A-H, Bakken T, and Kongsrud JA (2015). Mapping of marine benthic invertebrates in the Oslofjord and the Skagerrak: sampling data of museum collections from 1950-1955 and from recent investigations. Fauna Norvegica 35: 35-45. DOI:10.5324/fn.v35i0.1944 https://doi.org/10.5324/fn.v35i0.1944