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Microphytobenthos in the Westerschelde estuary

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Dutch title: Het microfytobenthos van het Westerschelde-estuarium
Reference no: P102/01175191;P102/01120692
Period: 1991 till 1993
Status: Completed

Thesaurus term: Phytobenthos
Geographical term: ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Afdeling Mycologie, more

The microphytobentos is an important primary producer in estuarine ecosystems. It has never been taken in to account in previous ecological models of this biotope. The purpose of this research is to study these organisms qualitatively as well as quantitavily, to seek their distribution pattern and seasonality as to define their impact on the energy flux in this ecosystem.

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