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Data from the study: Indications of dynamic effects on scaling relationships between channel sinuosity and vegetation patch size across a salt marsh platform
Citable as data publication
Taramelli, A.; Valentini, E.; Cornacchia, L.; Monbaliu, J.; Sabbe K. (2018). Data from the study: Indications of dynamic effects on scaling relationships between channel sinuosity and vegetation patch size across a salt marsh platform. Marine Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.14284/322

Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Description
Dataset for the paper "Indications of dynamic effects on scaling relationships between channel sinuosity and vegetation patch size across a salt marsh platform". This dataset includes: 1) the image-based classification of the Saeftinghe salt marsh (Scheldt) based on satellite SPOT images from 1999 and 2012; 2) in situ field radiometric measurements; 3) the Excel files containing the data on vegetation patch sizes, channel network sinuosity, marsh slope and marsh elevation.

Scope
Themes:
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Keywords:
Brackish water, Terrestrial, Channel sinuosity, Power laws, Remote sensing, Salt marsh, Belgium: Scheldt estuary, Saeftinghe

Geographical coverage
Belgium: Scheldt estuary, Saeftinghe [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
May 1999 - July 2012

Contributors
Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), moredata creator
Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut voor Onderzoek der Zee (NIOZ), moredata creator
KU Leuven; Departement Burgerlijke Bouwkunde; Afdeling Hydraulica, moredata creator
Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Laboratorium voor Protistologie en Aquatische Ecologie (PAE), moredata creator

Project
THESEUS: Innovative coastal technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Taramelli, A. et al. (2018). Indications of dynamic effects on scaling relationships between channel sinuosity and vegetation patch size across a salt marsh platform. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface 123(10): 2714-2731. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1029/2017jf004540, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-09-10
Information last updated: 2018-09-24
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