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MNO Monitoring the developments Paardenschor [MNO Monitoring van evoluties Paardenschor]

Archived data
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Description
Near the nature development site the Paardenmarsh several parameters (sedimentation, sediment characteristics, macrobenthos, vegetation, birds) are monitored which should allow evaluating and adjusting the planning and the management of the domain.

Scope
Themes:
Biology, Biology > Benthos, Biology > Birds, Biology > Flora, Biology > Invertebrates, Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries), Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation, Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation > Sediments - rocks - pore waters
Keywords:
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Algae, Aquatic birds, Breeding birds, Dike breaches, Diversity, Intertidal environment, Macrobenthos, Monitoring, Morphology (coastal), Mud flats, Nature restoration, Physico-Chemical analysis, Salt marshes, Sedimentation, Sediments, Vegetation, Vegetation cover, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Paardenschor, Amphipoda, Bivalvia, Bryophyta, Crustacea, Decapoda, Diptera, Gastropoda, Isopoda, Nemertina, Oligochaeta, Polychaeta, Pteridophyta, Spermatophyta

Geographical coverage
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde, Paardenschor [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From May 2004 on [In Progress]

Taxonomic coverage
Algae
Amphipoda [WoRMS]
Bivalvia [WoRMS]
Bryophyta [WoRMS]
Crustacea [WoRMS]
Decapoda [WoRMS]
Diptera [WoRMS]
Gastropoda [WoRMS]
Isopoda [WoRMS]
Nemertina [WoRMS]
Oligochaeta [WoRMS]
Polychaeta [WoRMS]
Pteridophyta [WoRMS]
Spermatophyta

Parameters
% Total nitrogen (N) Methodology , Apolar Hydrocarbons Methodology , Arsenic (As) Methodology , Benthos density, Cadmium (Cd) Methodology , Chromium (Cr) Methodology , Copper (Cu) Methodology , Extractable organic halogen (EOX) Methodology , Granulometric variables Methodology , Height Methodology , Lead (Pb) Methodology , Mercury (Hg) Methodology , Nickel (Ni) Methodology , Oligochaeta density, Pesticides Methodology , Pigment analysis, Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Methodology , Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Methodology , Profiles Methodology , Sedimentation/erosion Methodology , Stable organic chlorine pollutants (SOCP) Methodology , Total phosphorus (P) Methodology , Vegetation Methodology , Zinc (Zn) Methodology
% Total nitrogen (N): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Apolar Hydrocarbons: PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Arsenic (As): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Cadmium (Cd): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Chromium (Cr): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Copper (Cu): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Extractable organic halogen (EOX): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Granulometric variables: Grain-size analysis
Grain size is determined using a Malvern Master Sizer
Height: RTK-GPS and theodolite
Height: DHM
Lead (Pb): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Mercury (Hg): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Nickel (Ni): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Pesticides: PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Profiles: Theodo-lite and level-meter
Sedimentation/erosion: Sedimentation-erosion plots
A sedimentation-erosion plot exists out of 3 cores that are fixed into the mudflat. The 1,5 m long cores are set up in a triangular position, 1500 mm h.o.h. (length is 1500mm). The cores form a horizontal reference plane of which the reference height TAW is known. When strong sedimentation or erosion has taken place, the cores are prolonged or shortened. Core 1 and core 2 are connected by means of a measurement row, so the distance to the bottom can be measured each 20 cm. After that core 2 an
Stable organic chlorine pollutants (SOCP): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Total phosphorus (P): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)
Vegetation: Vegetation mapping
Through aerial photographs and field observations.

Vegetation: Permanent squares (PQ)
Along the river, spread over the different vegetation types, a large number of permanent squares are marked.
Zinc (Zn): PIH laboratory analyses
Some of the sediment analysis is put out to the PIH laboratory (Provinciaal Instituut voor Hygiene, Provincie Antwerpen)

Contributors
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek (INBO), moredata owner
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie; Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek; Afdeling Biodiversiteit en Natuurlijk Milieu; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteemdiversiteit, more

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
MNO-2 Monitoring the nature development along the Zeeschelde - macrobenthos, more
MNO-4 Monitoring the nature development along the Zeeschelde - vegetation, more
MNO-5 Monitoring the nature development along the Zeeschelde - bottomquality, more
Following version:
ME-5c Permanent Quadrats Scheldt Database, more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Van den Neucker, T. et al. (2006). Analyse van de monitoringsresultaten van natuurontwikkelingsprojecten in het Schelde-estuarium. Concept-versie.. Interne rapporten van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek, 2006(20). Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek: Brussel. 128 pp., more
Spanoghe, G. et al. (2006). Monitoring van het Linkerscheldeoevergebied in uitvoering van de resolutie van het Vlaams Parlement van 20 februari 2002: resultaten van het derde jaar. Bijlage 8.6 van het derde jaarverslag van de Beheerscommissie Natuurcompensatie Linkerscheldeoevergebied. Verslag van het Instituut voor Natuurbehoud, 2006.1. AMINAL Afdeling Natuur: Brussel. 147 pp., more
Gyselings, R. et al. (2004). Monitoring van het Linkerscheldeoevergebied in uitvoering van de resolutie van het Vlaams Parlement van 20 februari 2002: resultaten van het tweede jaar Bijlage 8.7 bij het tweede jaarverslag van de Beheercommissie Natuurcompensatie Linkerscheldeoevergebied. Verslag van het Instituut voor Natuurbehoud, 2004.19. Instituut voor Natuurbehoud: Brussel. . 107 pp., more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2007-02-22
Information last updated: 2009-03-30
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