Pathways of Mud and Particulate Trace Metals from Rivers to the Southern North Sea

  1. S.-D. Nio,
  2. R. T. E. Shüttenhelm and
  3. Tj. C. E. Van Weering
  1. W. Salomons1 and
  2. W. D. Eysink2

Published Online: 29 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303759.ch30

Holocene Marine Sedimentation in the North Sea Basin

Holocene Marine Sedimentation in the North Sea Basin

How to Cite

Salomons, W. and Eysink, W. D. (1981) Pathways of Mud and Particulate Trace Metals from Rivers to the Southern North Sea, in Holocene Marine Sedimentation in the North Sea Basin (eds S.-D. Nio, R. T. E. Shüttenhelm and Tj. C. E. Van Weering), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303759.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Delft Hydraulics Laboratory, Haren Branch, c/o Institute for Soil Fertility, P.O. Box 30003, 9750 RA Haren (Gr), the Netherlands

  2. 2

    Delft Hydraulics Laboratory, ‘De Voorst’, P.O. Box 152, 8300 AD Emmeloord, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632008582

Online ISBN: 9781444303759

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Keywords:

  • ‘ normal’ pathways- particulate and dissolved trace metals entering marine environment;
  • closing of river mouths and coastal lagoons- large freshwater basins;
  • deep harbours - sedimentation of suspended matter;
  • pathways of mud and trace metals;
  • tidal volume of harbour basin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Rivers

  • Processes Affecting the Transport of Sediment and Metals by Rivers to the North Sea

  • Tentative Mud and Metal Balance for the Rivers Rhine and Meuse

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References