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Details of PAWP Benthos dredge


Dataset identification

Title of datasetPAWP Benthos dredge
Narrative summary of dataset" This dataset focuses on the development of soft bottom fauna, 10 years after the putting into use of the PAWP, and therewith 10 years of exclusion of fisheries in the wind park area. This investigation is part of WOZEP (a Dutch Governmental Offshore Wind Ecological Program), which is a five-year research program to investigate the gaps in knowledge concerning the ecological effects of off-shore wind energy. "
Supporting documentation
Project/programmePAWP offshore wind park monitoring program
Start date2003-05-24
End date2017-03-29

Responsible organisations

Organisation nameRijkswaterstaat Water, Traffic and Environment
Role of organisationOriginator of Dataset
Organisation nameDeltares
Role of organisationDataset Holding Organisation

Dataset availability

Original dataset download link
Dataset formatBinary
Public accessNo limitations
License for useCC0 1.0


Latitude north boundary52.80633
Longitude east boundary4.393333
Latitude south boundary52.43183
Longitude west boundary3.971444
Coordinate reference systemWorld Geodetic System 84
Sea areaNorth Sea

Data types, collection and processing

Observation typeBiota abundance, biomass and diversity
Rock and sediment biota
ParameterFauna abundance per unit area of the bed
Instrument typesediment dredges
Platform typeresearch vessel

Process information

Submitting organisationDeltares
Submission identifier (UUID)87ec6d40-f7bb-4175-9794-69421d96314f
Date of dataset creation2019-02-15
Date of metadata creation2019-02-15
Date of metadata latest revision2019-03-14
Date of publishing2019-03-15
Processing data centreDeltares
Summary record-ID370