The soil environment of the intertidal area in the Westerschelde Netherlands Belgium

O. Oenema, R. Steneker, J. Reynders

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hydrodynamic forces and sediment discharges determine the sedimentary environment and surface morphology of the intertidal area in the Westerschelde estuary in the S.W. Netherlands. Sandflats (clay, content < 8%) are found in the central part, mudfla
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-30.
JournalHydrobiological Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes



  • canals
  • deltas
  • estuaries
  • fresh water
  • geology
  • heavy metals
  • mixing
  • morphology
  • netherlands
  • river water
  • rivers
  • saline water
  • streams
  • surface water
  • water pollution
  • water quality
  • biological properties
  • western scheldt
  • zeeland
  • water bottoms

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