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SISCO: Silica retention in the Scheldt continuum and its impact on coastal eutrophication: photosynthetic pigments and nutrient measurements (2003)
Contact: Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry (ULB-LoCGE), more

Description
The overall objective of the project is to elucidate the biogeochemical cycling of Si and its anthropogenic perturbations in the river-estuary-coastal zone continuum of the Scheldt. Aim, in particular, is to identify the sources and sinks of Si in the aquatic continuum, and to quantify the major processes controlling the biogeochemical behaviour of Si in the water column and in the sediments. more

Database contains several records on pigments and nutrient concentrations in surface water of the Scheldt.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Pigments (e.g. chlorophyll), Water composition > Nutrients
Keywords:
Fresh water, Biogeochemical cycling, Eutrophication, ANE, Scheldt Estuary, Belgium, Scheldt

Geographical coverage
ANE, Scheldt Estuary [Marine Regions]
Belgium, Scheldt [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
2003

Parameters
Alloxanthin, Ammonium (NH4+), Biogenic silica, Chlorophyll c, Chlorophyll a, Chlorophyll b, Diadinoxanthin, Fucoxanthin, Lutein, Neoxanthin, Nitrate (NO3-), Nitrate (NO3-) + Nitrite (NO2-), Particulate organic carbon (POC), Phaeophytin a, Phosphate (PO43-), Silicate (SiO44-), Total Alkalinity (TA), Violaxanthin, Zeaxanthin

Contributors
Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen; Departement Beheer van het Mariene Ecosysteem; Beheerseenheid Mathematisch Model Noordzee en Schelde-estuarium; Belgisch Marien Data Centrum (BMDC), moredata manager
Université Libre de Bruxelles; Faculté des Sciences; Département des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement; Unité Modélisation Biogéochimique Système Terre; Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography and Water Geochemistry (LoCGE), moredata owner

Related datasets
(Partly) included in:
Marine phytoplankton community composition data from the Belgian part of the North Sea, 1968-2010, more

Project
SISCO: Silica retention in the Scheldt continuum and its impact on coastal eutrophication, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2018-06-08
Information last updated: 2018-06-14
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