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Synthesising all monitoring data of the Beneden Zeeschelde needed for the environmental license and development of a monitoring program

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Dutch title: Opstellen van een synthese rapport van alle monitoring gegevens van de Beneden Zeeschelde ten behoeve van de milieuvergunningsaanvraag en uitwerken van een gedetailleerd monitoringsprogramma
Period: December 2002 till December 2006
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Dredged materials; Monitoring
Geographical term: Belgium, Scheldt [Marine Regions]

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  • Universiteit Antwerpen; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Departement Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteembeheer (ECOBE), more, partner

The dumping of dredged material in the Zeeschelde (B.) requires an environmental license it is necessary to know the expected effects on the ecosystem. An assessment of these effects is made on the basis on the available data, which has to be synthesised. A monitoring program is proposed in order to have optimal follow up of the expected effects. Therefore an ecosystemmodel will be used, and if necessary further developed.

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