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Title: Examination of homogeneity of coastal water sites selected for proposed buoy deployment
Author: Environment Agency - National Centre for Environmental Data and Surveillance
Document Type: Monograph
This report outlines analysis carried out to identify homogeneity in regions of the coastal zone in which the deployment of long term monitoring buoys is being considered. The purpose of these buoys is to measure the temporal variability of the coastal environment necessitating their deployment away from areas of high spatial variability. The analysis has involved the use of data collected in the National Coastal Baseline Survey from both ships and aerial platforms. Further data have been collected specifically to reinforce the initial findings and to fill in where no data were available. The report first gives a background to the work, before describing the analysis carried out. Finally recommendations are given on the suitability o f two of the buoy sites for such temporal monitoring and ways forward for the further assessment and repositioning of others.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Bath
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersMonitoring techniquesSite surveys
Extent: n.p. [18]
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