Quantifying Mud Exchange Between the Eastern Scheldt Tidal Basin and the North Sea

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by Wilfried B. M. ten Brinke, Univ of Utrecht, Middelburg, Netherlands,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Sediments

Abstract: Net transport of sediment < 53 μm through the mouth of the Eastern Scheldt has been quantified. Combination of data on spatial and temporal variability shows that incertainties in spatial variability dominate the small difference between ebb and flood concentrations.

Subject Headings: Tides | Mud | Seas and oceans | Basins | Sediment transport | Floods | Spatial data | Spatial variability | Water flow | Hydrologic data | River flow | North Sea | Netherlands

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