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Nutrient fluxes and water quality of the drainage network of the Scheldt ( 50 years covering dataset) [Nutriëntenflux en waterkwaliteit van het Scheldebekken (50 jaar lange-termijn dataset)]

Availability: Unknown
The correct value is not known to and not computable by the creator of this information. However a correct value probably exists

Description
Data on water quality parameters and nutriënts since 1950, available from different sources, were collected to test the RIVERSTRAHLER model.

Scope
Themes:
Water composition > Nutrients, Water composition > Other inorganic chemistry, Water composition > Suspended matter - turbidity
Keywords:
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Eutrophication, Hydrology, Modelling, Nutrient cycles, Oxygen, Quality, Rainfall, River basins, River discharge, Water analysis, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Lower Schelde Basin, Belgium, Upper Schelde Basin

Geographical coverage
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Lower Schelde Basin Stations [Marine Regions]
Zeeschelde van Gent tot Doel
Belgium, Upper Schelde Basin Stations [Marine Regions]
Bovenschelde bekken zonder Leie

Temporal coverage
1950 - 2000
1950 - 2000

Parameters
% Oxygen (O), Ammonium (NH4+), Nitrate (NO3-), Number of inhabitants, Nutrient fluxes, Rainfall, Silica (SiO2), Total phosphorus (P)

Related datasets
Other relations:
De Pauw: The environment and plankton of the WesterScheldt estuary, more
OMES monitoring data van de Zeeschelde sinds 1995., more

Publication
Based on this dataset:
Billen, G. et al. (2005). Nutrient fluxes and water quality in the drainage network of the Scheldt basin over the last 50 years. Hydrobiologia 540(1-3): 46-67, more
Billen, G. et al. (2005). Nutrient fluxes and water quality in the drainage network of the Scheldt basin over the last 50 years, in: Meire, P. et al. (Ed.) (2005). Ecological structures and functions in the Scheldt Estuary: from past to future. Hydrobiologia, 540(1-3): pp. 47-67. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-004-7103-1, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Software/models/scripts
Metadatarecord created: 2007-08-27
Information last updated: 2009-10-22
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