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Stable C isotope composition (delta13C) of DIC and POM pools in Schelde [Stabiele koolstof isotopen samenstelling (delta 13C) of DIC en POM in Schelde]
Contact: Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (VUB-AMGC), more

Availability: Restricted
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Description
Organic and inorganic carbon and nitrogen (particulate and dissolved) concentrations, flows, transformations, sources and sinks are studied in the upper estuary, the river Scheldt and the intertidal zones. more

Delta 13C, delta15N and delta18O signatures are used to trace specific sources and processes. Instruments used : CN-analyser; Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer; Technicon auto-analysers; automatic titrator

Scope
Themes:
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries), Water composition
Keywords:
Marine, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Biochemical cycles, Carbon isotopes, Dissolved inorganic carbon, Intertidal zonation, Isotopes, Particulate organic matter, Water column, ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Schelde R., Belgium, Zeeschelde

Geographical coverage
ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Schelde R. [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1996 - 1999

Parameters
Alkalinity, Dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), Nutrients, Particulate nitrogen (N), Particulate organic carbon (POC), pH, Suspended particulate matter (SPM) 13C (delta), Temperature in water

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

Project
Interaction between water column and intertidal zones of Scheldt River: Biogeochemical cycles of C and N, 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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