American Society of Civil Engineers

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

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

pp. 760-774

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Document type: Conference 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.

ASCE Subject Headings:
North Sea
Sediment transport
Spatial distribution
Tidal currents

Author Keywords:
Flow of Water
Coastal Zones - Mud - Rivers--Eastern Scheldt, Netherlands - Tides
Ebb and Flood - North Sea - Tidal Basins