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Soil characteristics of controlled flood plains and salt marshes

Data holding centreFlanders Marine Institute
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1995-1997
Geographical area

ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde - Saeftinge; Belgium - Zeeschelde; Belgium - Durme R.; Belgium, Zeeschelde - GOG 'Kruibeke, Bazel, Rupelmonde'; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Groot Buitenschoor; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Schor van Ouden Doel; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Gentbrugge; Belgium - Lower Sea Scheldt; Belgium, Zeeschelde, Kruibeke - Barbierbeek; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Notelaar; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Appels; Belgium, Zeeschelde - Mariekerke


Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Carbon concentrations in sediment; Lithology; Zoobenthos non taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed; Redox potential in sediment; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Unspecified


Data on the morphological, physical and chemical characterisation of outer- and inner dyke zones. Soil forming processes under influence of vegetation are identified. Parameters influencing the vegetation are included.

OriginatorsCatholic University Leuven; Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Division of Soil and Water Management
OrganisationFlanders Marine Institute
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier1454
Global identifier5534
Last revised2011-05-06