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Title: River Tamar annex 1A investigation : November 1996 COR/96/010
Author: Rob Hocking
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: November 1996
Abstract:
At the second and third North Sea Conferences in 1987 and 1990, the UK Government made a commitment to reduce the loads (load = concentration x flow) of certain substances, known as Annex 1A substances, entering tidal waters from rivers and direct discharges. Annex 1A substances are those which are toxic, persistent and/or bioaccumulative. Since 1991 loadings of Annex 1A substances have been detected in the River Tamar at the harmonised monitoring site at Gunnislake Bridge. The objective of this report is to identify sources of Annex 1A substances in the Tamar catchment that are contributing to the significant loadings at Gunnislake Bridge.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Bodmin
Subject Keywords: Tidal riversWater qualityToxic substancesBioaccumulationMonitoring
Geographic Keywords: EA South WestTamar catchmentTamar
Extent: n.p. [12]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1520
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