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Heavy metals in the Scheldt estuary and North Sea (1995-1999) [Zware metalen in het Schelde-estuarium en de Noordzee (1995-1999)]
Contact: Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (VUB-AMGC), more

Availability: Restricted
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Description
Factors influencing the spatial - temporal variations of the heavy metals in the Scheldt estuary and the Southern North Sea were investigated. Instruments used : ICP-MS, GFAAS, atomic fluorescence (Brooks Rand), gas chromatography-AFS detection. more

QA/QC - protocols including ultra-clean sampling and sample handling were used throughout the whole study.

Scope
Themes:
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries), Environmental quality/pollution, Water composition
Keywords:
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Heavy metals, Quality, Spatial variations, Temporal variations, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, Belgium, Zeeschelde

Geographical coverage
ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]
ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1995 - 1999

Parameters
Cadmium (Cd), Copper (Cu), Heavy metals, Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Nickel (Ni), Zinc (Zn)

Contributors
Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen & Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Chemie; Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (AMGC), moredata managerdata owner

Project
Maintenance and exploitation of a laboratory-container aboard the R.V. Belgica, for marine pollution surveillance, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-10-02
Information last updated: 2007-09-18
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