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Mercury and arsenic speciation and trace metal content in fish from the Scheldt estuary and North Sea [Kwik en Arseen speciatie en spore-metaal concentraties in vis van het Schelde-estuarium en de Noordzee]
Contact: Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (VUB-AMGC), more

Availability: Restricted
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The aim of the project is to determine the speciation of toxic elements such as mercury and arsenic in the marine food chain. more

Fish samples of the Scheldt estuary were collected in 1996 for Hg speciation (mainly in Doel). Marine fish were mainly obtained from the fish markets of Zeebrugge and Nieuwpoort.

Biology, Biology > Fish, fisheries
Marine, Brackish water, Chemical speciation, Fish, Trace metals, ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS), ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight, Belgium, Nieuwpoort, Belgium, Zeebrugge, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Belgium, Zeeschelde, Doel

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

Temporal coverage
1996 - 1998

Arsenic (As), Mercury (Hg), Trace metals

Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen & Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Chemie; Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (AMGC), moredata ownerdata creatordata manager

Analysis of arsenic, mercury and other contaminants in fish, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2006-10-02
Information last updated: 2007-09-19
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