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Dioxins Westerschelde [Dioxines Westerschelde]
Contact: Rijksinstituut voor Kust en Zee (RIKZ), more ; Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (WUR-IMARES), more

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Description
RIKZ and IMARES examined the presence of dioxins in 2005. On different locations in the Westerscheldt the presence in sediment and biota was measured.

Scope
Themes:
Environmental quality/pollution, Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Dioxins, PCB, Pollutants, ANE, Belgium, East Coast, Wielingen, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hansweert, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Haven Vlissingen-Oost, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Middelplaat, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Overloop van Hansweert, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Pas van Terneuzen, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Terneuzen, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Schaar van Ouden Doel, Algae, Ammodytes tobianus Linnaeus, 1758, Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758), Arenicola marina (Linnaeus, 1758), Cerastoderma edule (Linnaeus, 1758), Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758), Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758), Sprattus sprattus (Linnaeus, 1758), Sterna hirundo

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, East Coast, Wielingen [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Hansweert [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Haven Vlissingen-Oost [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Middelplaat [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Overloop van Hansweert [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Pas van Terneuzen [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Terneuzen Stations [Marine Regions]
Sluizencomplex
Coordinates: Long: 3,8167; Lat: 51,3333 [WGS84]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Verdronken Land van Saeftinge [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, Vlissingen [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Schaar van Ouden Doel [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2005 - 2007
Not relevant

Taxonomic coverage
Algae
Ammodytes tobianus Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]
Anguilla anguilla (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Arenicola marina (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Cerastoderma edule (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Solea solea (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Sprattus sprattus (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758 [WoRMS]

Parameters
Brominated retardants, Chlorinated dioxines, Chlorinated Furanes, Organotin, Perfluorated compounds, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Contributors
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu; Rijkswaterstaat; Dienst Zeeland (DZL), moredata creator
Rijksinstituut voor Kust en Zee (RIKZ), moredata creatorsample analyser
Wageningen University and Research Centre; Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies (IMARES), moresample analyserdata creator

Project
Dioxin study Westerschelde, more

Publication
Describing this dataset:
Van den Heuvel-Greve, M. et al. (2006). Dioxineonderzoek Westerschelde: meting van gehalten aan dioxinen, dioxineachtige stoffen en andere mogelijke probleemstoffen in visserijproducten, sediment en voedselketens van de Westerschelde. Rapport RIKZ = Report RIKZ, 2006.011. RIKZ: Middelburg. 80 pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2007-01-11
Information last updated: 2013-05-14
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