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Data set name

Data set on mercury speciation in the Scheldt estuary and North Sea (1991-1998)

Data holding centreVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1991-1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Scheldt estuary, Southern Bight of the North Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Particulate trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Dissolved concentration parameters for other gases in the water column

Description 
Summary

The factors influencing the distribution and speciation of mercury in the Scheldt estuary and Southern North Sea were investigated. 16 cruises on the Scheldt estuary were performed between 1991 and 1998 and 8 cruises on the North Sea (Belgian coast) were performed between 1995 and 1998. Samples from the English Channel and Central North Sea were also taken in 1991, 1993 and 1998.

OriginatorsVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Availability 
OrganisationVrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. M. Leermakers
Address

Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
boulevard de la Plaine/Pleinlaan 2
Brussels

1050
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 629 32 63
Facsimile+32 2 629 32 74
Emailmleermak@.vub.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11012006
Global identifier1002
Last revised2009-08-11