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Modelling Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) in the Humber estuary using LF2000-WQX

Keller, Virginie; Williams, Richard. 2010 Modelling Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) in the Humber estuary using LF2000-WQX. NERC/Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, 45pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

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Abstract/Summary

Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) is an important ingredient in consumer products. The aim of this project was to use the LF2000-WQX to estimate the total load of D5 entering the Humber estuary. Within this study, several in-stream removal rates for D5 were considered to provide an insight to the possible variability of the D5 load estimates. The various basins discharging within the Humber estuary are described within Chapter 2. Data sources used to establish the scenarios are described in Chapter 3, the results are presented in Chapter 4.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 onwards > Water > WA Topic 2 - Ecohydrological Processes > WA - 2.1 - Identify and quantify sources, fluxes and pathways of water, chemicals ...
CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 onwards > Biogeochemistry > BGC Topic 3 - Managing Threats to Environment and Health > BGC - 3.3 - Deliver effective advice, models and applied science ...
CEH Sections: Boorman
Funders/Sponsors: Unilever plc
NORA Subject Terms: Hydrology
Date made live: 01 Sep 2010 15:12
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/10826

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