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Data set name

DREDGE - Dumpings of dredged material at sea, since 1976 (Belgian continental shelf)

Data holding centreRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational Directorate Natural Environment, Belgian Marine Data Centre
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1976 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Belgian Continental Shelf with special reference to navigation channels and harbour entrances

Observations 
Parameters

Quantity of material dumped; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in sediment samples

Description 
Summary

DREDGE database with annual returns to the Oslo Commission on details of permits and approvals issued under the Royal Decree of 7 November 1983 and on quantities annually dumped. From 1993 onwards, annual returns to the OSPAR commission.

OriginatorsIHE, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models
IHE, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Management Unit of North Sea and Scheldt Estuary Mathematical Models
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational Directorate Natural Environment
Availability 
OrganisationRoyal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational Directorate Natural Environment, Belgian Marine Data Centre
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactScory Serge (Ir)
Address

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational Directorate Natural Environment, Belgian Marine Data Centre
Gulledelle 100
Brussels

1200
Belgium

Telephone02/773.21.11
Facsimile02/7706972
Emailbmdc@mumm.ac.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11009009
Global identifier978
Last revised2015-09-02