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Floc size distribution measured monthly or bi-weekly in the Zeeschelde at 12 stations using a LISST 200x instrument
Citation
Horemans, D. M. L.; Maris, T.; Claus, J.; Meire, P.; Ecosystem Management Research Group - Uantwerpen ; International Marine and Dredging Consultants nv.; De Vlaamse Waterweg; Belgium; (2020): Floc size distribution measured monthly or bi-weekly in the Zeeschelde at 12 stations using a LISST 200x instrument
Contact: Horemans, Dante ; Maris, Tom

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Description
The floc size distribution profiles measured monthly or bi-weekly in the Zeeschelde at 12 stations using a LISST 200x instrument, independently of the tidal phase and spring/neap cycle. more

Since autumn 2017, floc size distribution profiles have been measured additionally to the turbidity profiles. The floc size is measured using an optical laser diffraction instrument, more specifically a Sequoia Laser In Situ Scattering and Transmissometry (LISST) 200x instrument. The LISST 200x instrument measures a floc size distribut ion up to a floc size of 500 ┬Ám. This particle size distribution was used to determine a geometric averaged floc size following the method of Sequoia Scientific (cited 2019).

Scope
Themes:
Geology - Geophysics - Sedimentation
Keywords:
Marine, Fresh water, Brackish water, Terrestrial, Flocculation, Particle distribution, Particle size, Belgium, Zeeschelde

Geographical coverage
Belgium, Zeeschelde [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
18 September 2017 - 14 January 2019
Two-weekly

Parameters
D[3,2], D[4,3], D10, D20, D50, D80, D90, Particle size distribution (normalized) Methodology
Particle size distribution (normalized): LISST 200x

Contributors
Universiteit Antwerpen; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Departement Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Ecosysteembeheer (ECOBE), moredata creator

Project
OMES 5 Main: Onderzoek naar de gevolgen van het Sigmaplan, baggeractiviteiten en havenuitbreiding in de Zeeschelde op het milieu, more


Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field experiment
Metadatarecord created: 2020-02-13
Information last updated: 2020-02-17
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