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MONIT_SED: Monitoring of metals and organic compounds in sediments in the Belgian part of the North Sea and the Scheldt estuary
Contact: Instituut voor landbouw-, visserij en voedingsonderzoek (LV-ILVO), more

Availability: The data can be made available upon request, please use contact information.

Description
Monitoring and evaluation of the quality of the marine environment of the Belgian continental shelf and the Scheldt estuary. more

Database on metals and organic compounds in sediments.

Scope
Themes:
Environmental quality/pollution > Pollution levels & monitoring
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Heavy metals, Organic compounds, Surface mixed layer, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Scheldt Estuary

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From 1979 on [In Progress]

Parameters
2,2',3,4,4',5'-hexachlorobiphenyl, 2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexachlorobiphenyl, 2,2',5,5'- tetrachlorobiphenyl, 2,3',4,4',5-pentachlorobiphenyl, 2,4,4'- Trichlorobiphenyl, 2,4',5- Trichlorobiphenyl, Acenaphthene, Acenaphthylene, Aldrin, Alpha-Endosulfan, Alpha-Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH a), Aluminium (Al), Anthracene, Arsenic (As), Benzo(a)anthracene, Benzo(a)pyrene, Benzo(b)fluoranthene, Benzo(e)pyrene, Benzo(ghi)perylene , Benzo(k)fluoranthene, Beta-Hexachlorocyclohexane, Cadmium (Cd), Calcium carbonate (CaCO3), Chromium (Cr), Copper (Cu), DDT, Dibenz(a,h)anthracene, Dibutyltin, Dieldrin, Diphenyltin, Dry weight biomass, Endrin, Fluoranthene, Fluorene, Gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH G), Grain size < 63µm, heptachlor epoxide (cis), Hexachlorobenzene, Hexachlorocyclohexanes, Indeno(123cd)pyrene, Iron (Fe), Isodrin, Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Methoxychlor, Moisture content, Monobutyltin, Monophenyltin, Naphthalene, Nickel (Ni), Organic matter (OM), Particulate nitrogen (N), Particulate organic carbon (POC), Perylene, Phenanthrene, p-p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane, p-p'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, Pyrene, Telodrin, Total organic carbon (TOC), Tributyltin (TBT), Triphenyltin, Zinc (Zn)

Contributors
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Departement Beheer van het Mariene Ecosysteem; Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium; Belgisch Marien Data Centrum (BMDC), moredata manager
Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Landbouw en Visserij; Instituut voor landbouw-, visserij en voedingsonderzoek (ILVO), moredata owner

Related datasets
Parent dataset:
Monitoring hydrography, water quality & contaminants for the Belgian continental shelf area and Western Scheldt, more
Other relations:
MONIT_BIOTA: Monitoring of metals and organic compounds in biota in the Belgian part of the North Sea and the Scheldt estuary, more
MONIT_RAD: Radiological monitoring of the Belgian Continental Shelf, more
MONIT_SEAWATER: Monitoring water quality of the Belgian Continental Shelf and the Scheldt estuary, more

Project
MONIT: Monitoring the Belgian Continental Shelf and the Scheldt estuary, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-10-05
Information last updated: 2018-06-15
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