Sampling event

Benthic Biodiversity Baseline Survey, Block 58, Suriname - 2021 - TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.

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Publication date:
28 June 2023
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Offshore survey for which data were acquired during an Environmental Baseline Survey (EBS) comprising a habitat assessment survey conducted for TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V. (TEPSR) within Block 58, approximately 120km offshore Suriname between the April 30th and May 15th 2021. Water depth across the Block 58 survey area varied between approximately 50m in the southwest to 2,150m in the northeast. Survey strategy combines video transects (on 40 stations), water sampling (on 15 stations) and sediment / macrofauna sampling (on 90 stations) all across Block 58.

Data Records

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1 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.

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

(2023): Benthic Biodiversity Baseline Survey, Block 58, Suriname - 2021 - TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.. v1.2. TotalEnergies. Dataset/Samplingevent.


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GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 36449c1f-679d-4235-b34e-1c275ebcd968.  TotalEnergies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF France.




TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.
  • Originator
TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B. V.
  • Metadata Provider
Steven Dickinson
  • Point Of Contact
Group biodiversity specialist
Hannah Escoubet

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Environmental Baseline Survey: Block 58 Environmental Baseline and Habitat Assessment Survey Report (2022) TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 36449c1f-679d-4235-b34e-1c275ebcd968