Data presented in the paper "Quantifying bed level change at the transition of tidal flat and salt marsh: can we understand the lateral location of the marsh edge?"

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Willemsen, Pim; Borsje, B.W. (Bas); Hulscher, S.J.M.H. (Suzanne); van der Wal, D. (Daphne); Zhu, Z. (Zhenchang) et. al. (2018): Data presented in the paper "Quantifying bed level change at the transition of tidal flat and salt marsh: can we understand the lateral location of the marsh edge?". Version 1. 4TU.ResearchData. dataset. https://doi.org/10.4121/uuid:c0be318c-9858-4a05-a546-782e29b4abef
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North sea area with study sites in the Westerschelde (Zuidgors, Zimmermanpolder, Paulina, Hellegat), Wadden sea (Uithuizen) and Thames estuary (Tillingham)
time coverage
2014/2016
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Bed level dynamics at the interface of the salt marsh and tidal flat have been highlighted as a key factor connecting the long-term bio-geomorphological development of the marsh to large-scale physical forcing. Hence, we aim to obtain insight into the factors confining the location of the marsh edge (i.e., boundary between tidal flat and salt marsh). A unique dataset was collected, containing measurements of daily bed level changes (i.e., integrative result of physical forcing and sediment properties) at six intertidal transects in the North Sea area. Moreover, various biophysical parameters were measured, such as sediment characteristics, waves, inundation time and chlorophyll-a levels.
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  • 2018-10-05 first online, published, posted
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4TU.Centre for Research Data
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organizations
Deltares, Delft, Department of Ecosystems and Sediment Dynamics;
NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Estuarine and Delta Systems, and Utrecht University;
University of Cambridge, Cambridge Coastal Research Unit, Department of Geography;
University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC);
University of Twente, Water Engineering and Management

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