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Systems Analysis Westerschelde

Dutch title: Systeem Analyse Westerschelde
Acronym: SAWES1
Period: 1987 till 1988
Status: Completed

Thesaurus term: Analysis
Geographical term: ANE, Netherlands, Westerschelde [Marine Regions]
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  • Rijksinstituut voor Kust en Zee (RIKZ), more, co-ordinator

In 1987 the National Institute for Coastal and Marine Management (the Netherlands) initiated the SAWES project (Systems Analysis WEstern Scheldt). The main goals of the project were to acquire knowledge with respect to the pollution problems in the Scheldt estuary and to apply this knowledge to management issues of the Scheldt on an operational level. The main interest was to understand quantitatively the relation between inputs of polluting substances and effects on the ecosystem. In the framework of the project, a water quality model for the Scheldt estuary was made.

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  • Meire, P.; Develter, D. (1988). Macrozoöbenthos van de Westerschelde: eerste overzicht van de resultaten van de macrozoöbenthos bemonstering najaar 1987 in het kader van het projekt SAWES. Rapport WWE, 9. Rijksuniversiteit Gent, Laboratorium voor Oecologie der Dieren, Zoogeografie en Natuurbehoud: Gent. , more
  • Ouboter, M.R.L.; Van Eck, B.T.M.; Van Gils, J.A.G.; Sweerts, J.P.; Villars, M.T. (1997). Water quality modelling of the western Scheldt estuary. Hydrobiologia 366: 129-142., more

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