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Sedimentology of the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary

Dutch title: Studie naar de sedimentologie in het Vlaams gedeelte van het Schelde-estuarium
Parent project: Effects of dredgings and harbour expansion on the environment, more
Acronym: OMES 3
Period: 2002 till 2006
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Dredging; Shipping; Suspended matter
Geographical term: Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]
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  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen (IR), more
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Waterwegen en zeekanaal NV; Afdeling Zeeschelde, more, sponsor

This study is the third component of the ‘Research on the environmental effects of the SIGMA plan: Effects of dredgings and harbour expansion on the environment’

The volume of suspended matter is estimated. Suspended matter is important to maintain the open structure of channel and because it limits the light absorption in the Sea Scheldt. Suspended matter has an own characteristic evolution and needs intensive attention

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  • Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering - VUB, Belgium; Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV; (2016): Examination of the sedimentology in the flemish part of the Scheldt estuary., more

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