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Title: National marine baseline survey 1995 : littoral cell 3 : the Wash to the Thames
Author: Environment Agency - National Centre for Environmental Data and Surveillance
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This littoral cell extends from The Wash to the Thames Estuary. Water quality is generally dependent on these major estuarine sources, with associated higher levels of contaminants. Exceptionally high nitrite concentrations were found at sites within this cell. In Winter the national survey maximum value was found in this cell, equal to 13.5 micron g/litre N, and in Autumn many sites recorded abnormally high concentrations. The highest concentration was 459 (micron g/litre N at Gorleston. The Chlorophyll-a concentration was high at all seasons, but showed a typical seasonal cycle, with no exceptionally high Summer values. This report also shows chlorophyll-a data, dissolved metals concentrations and CASI imagery maps and pictures.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Bath
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersMarine environmentWater qualityOceanographic geographical featuresChemical compositionNitritesChlorophyllsNutrientsMetalsOrganic compoundsTrophic levels
Geographic Keywords: CoastEA AnglianThe WashThames EstuaryNorfolkSuffolkEssex
Extent: n.p. [28]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:1876
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