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Data set name

Monitoring dataset based on soil samples from Zeeschelde (and Westerschelde); Chemical quality of dredged material in Zeeschelde (and Westerschelde)

Data holding centreFlemish Government; Environment, Nature and Energy; Flemish Environment Agency
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time period1985-2003
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Belgium - Zeeschelde

Observations 
Parameters

Mineralogical composition; Other halocarbon concentrations in water bodies; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediment samples; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in sediment samples; Unspecified; Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

Since 1985, dredging locations in the Westerschelde and Zeeschelde are sampled and analysed every year. This sampling is done in agreement with the stipulations of the Law on Pollution of Surface Waters.

OriginatorsFlemish Government; Environment, Nature and Energy; Flemish Environment Agency
Availability 
OrganisationFlemish Government; Environment, Nature and Energy; Flemish Environment Agency
AvailabilityBy negotiation
Administration 
Collating centreFlanders Marine Institute
Local identifier432
Global identifier5604
Last revised2011-05-17