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Title: National coastal baseline survey manual : revision 3.0
Author: Environment Agency - National Centre for Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The surveys provide a means of assessing background levels of contaminants to provide a baseline of water quality in the coastal zone These surveys now take the form of two boat surveys per year in Winter and Summer, around the coast of England and Wales. The four Agency coastal survey vessels (Water Guardian, Sea Vigil, Coastal Guardian and Vigilance) are used to perform the boat work. This survey measures total metals, total mercury, dissolved metals, organics, suspended solids, nutrients, chlorophyll, pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, water column profiles.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Bath
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersWater qualityWater quality surveysBoatsAerial surveysChemical compositionMetalsNutrientsChlorophyllsSuspended solids
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: n.p. [29]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2004
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