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Quantification of carbon-, nitrogen-, phosphorus- and oxygenfluxes in the Westerschelde Estuary: integration of observations and numerical methods

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Dutch title: Kwantificeren van koolstof-, stikstof-, fosfor- en zuurstofbudgetten van het Westerschelde estuarium: integratie van observaties en numerieke methoden
Period: October 2003 till September 2005
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Biogeochemistry; Estuaries

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), more, co-ordinator

Based on available datasets, mathematical models of ecosystemfunctioning of the Westerschelde are designed and scaled; if insufficient information is available for estimation of the model parametersettings, extra data will be collected; especially measurements of stable isotope ratio's will be used. The models allow us to calculate the rates of biogeochemical processes and other variables that are difficult to measure.

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