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Dissolved and particulate trace metals in waters of Scheldt estuary [Opgeloste en particulaire spore-metalen in water van het Schelde-estuarium]
Contact: Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry (ULB-LoCGE), more

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Description
The aim of this study is to evaluate the distribution of trace metals (Cr, Mn, Co, Zn, Cd, Pb) between the dissolved and the particulate phases in the Scheldt estuary. more

The rate of transfer of these elements between the two phases will furthermore be investigated by using radiotracers during incubation experiments carried out with Scheldt water. Special attention will be devoted to the role of biological activity in these transfer processes. The final goal is to evaluate the sources, sinks and fluxes of these metals in the estuarine system.

Scope
Themes:
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries), Water composition
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Metals, Quality, Trace elements, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, ANE, Scheldt Estuary

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
From October 1992 on [In Progress]

Parameters
Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Cobalt (Co), Lead (Pb), Manganese (Mn), Zinc (Zn)

Contributors
Université Libre de Bruxelles; Faculté des Sciences; Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement; Unité Modélisation Biogéochimique Système Terre; Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry (LoCGE), moredata managerdata owner

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