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Impact of sand extraction activities in the Belgian coastal zone: geomorphology, sediment transport, bathymetry - chemical part

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Period: October 1998 till December 2002
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal waters; Geomorphology; Sediment transport; Turbidity; Water quality
Geographical term: ANE, Belgium, Belgian Continental Shelf (BCS) [Marine Regions]

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  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Wetenschappen & Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen; Vakgroep Chemie; Analytical, Environmental and Geochemistry (AMGC), more
  • Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Belgische Geologische Dienst (BGD/GSB), more
  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Geografie; Afdeling Fysische Geografie, more

The sediments of the Belgian Continental Shelf are investigated to establish the impact of sand extraction on the sand budget and seabed sediments including benthic organisms and their embryos and larvae biota, as well as the impact on the water quality (pollution level, turbidity)

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