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Sand mining in the Western Scheldt [Zandwinning in de Westerschelde]
Citation
Rijkswaterstaat; Zee en Delta; Rijkswaterstaat Centrale Informatievoorziening: The Netherlands; (2021): Sand mining in the Western Scheldt.
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Description
Ccommercial extractions of sand take place at various locations in the Western Scheldt. more

Sand extraction in the Western Scheldt has been capped at 2.6 million m3 since 1993 and has (apart from a pilot project) stopped from 2014 onwards.

Scope
Themes:
Coastal studies (e.g. shores, estuaries)
Keywords:
Marine/Coastal, Brackish water, Sand mining, ANE, Western Scheldt

Geographical coverage
ANE, Western Scheldt [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1954 - 2014

Parameter
Amount of extracted sand

Contributors
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu; Rijkswaterstaat; Centrale Informatievoorziening (CIV), moredata creator
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Milieu; Rijkswaterstaat; Zee en Delta, moredata owner


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-08-17
Information last updated: 2022-08-04
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