Evaluation of the common teal and twaite shad model: comparison between predictions based on actual data and input derived from the modelling train - Report in the framework of the Integrated plan of the Upper Sea Scheldt

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Abstract

Several draft adaptations are before us to make the functioning of the Sea Scheldt more sustainable by 2050 . These each have their impact on hydrodynamics, sediment transport, water quality and pelagic ecosystem, habitat quality and fauna and flora.
Models are also used in the process. Two of them model the number of common teal in the salt marshes, and the habitat suitability for spawning and egg development for twaite shad. These models receive input from other models in the 'modelling train', a set of modelling tools.
In this report, we evaluate the performance of both models by comparing predictions based on actual data for the current situation with predictions based on data from the modelling train for the current situation.
Original languageDutch
PublisherInstituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek
Number of pages13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Publication series

NameRapporten van het Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek
No.2

Thematic List 2020

  • Water

Thematic list

  • Estuaries
  • Waterbirds
  • Fish

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