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From river basin to barrier reef: pathways of coastal sediments

Conference Paper


Abstract


  • The Berau delta and barrier reef system, East Kalimantan, Indonesia are subject of an integrated and multidisciplinary research programme that studies the transfer of water and sediment from upland river catchments towards estuaries and offshore located coral reef systems. Estuaries in the Berau delta have a certain trapping efficiency but a significant part of the suspended matter is still able to reach the marine environment. Seismic profiles, isotope analysis for deposition rates, estuarine and offshore measurements of salinity and turbidity patterns and ecological evidence, collected during a pilot study, provide clear evidence for this.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Hoekstra, P., Hoitink, T., Buschman, F., Tarya, A., & Van Den Bergh, G. (2007). From river basin to barrier reef: pathways of coastal sediments. In Coastal Sediments '07 - Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes. doi:10.1061/40926(239)128

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-34548547309

Web Of Science Accession Number


Abstract


  • The Berau delta and barrier reef system, East Kalimantan, Indonesia are subject of an integrated and multidisciplinary research programme that studies the transfer of water and sediment from upland river catchments towards estuaries and offshore located coral reef systems. Estuaries in the Berau delta have a certain trapping efficiency but a significant part of the suspended matter is still able to reach the marine environment. Seismic profiles, isotope analysis for deposition rates, estuarine and offshore measurements of salinity and turbidity patterns and ecological evidence, collected during a pilot study, provide clear evidence for this.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Hoekstra, P., Hoitink, T., Buschman, F., Tarya, A., & Van Den Bergh, G. (2007). From river basin to barrier reef: pathways of coastal sediments. In Coastal Sediments '07 - Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes. doi:10.1061/40926(239)128

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-34548547309

Web Of Science Accession Number