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Title: A preliminary investigative study into Tyne Estuary water quality using continuos monitoring techniques
Author: Alan Shepherd
Author: Clare Buckler
Document Type: Monograph
As a result of concerns over the value of spot sampling for water quality monitoring in dynamic estuarine environments a feasibility study was undertaken to assess the practicality of utilising the continuous monitoring facilities of the Coastal Survey Vessell "Water Guardian" as a more meaningful method of generating estuarine water quality data. A survey was undertaken in November 1994 to assess the practical problems associated with deploying the equipment in shallow estuarine waters; using the auto-analyser to measure the highly variable nutrient levels along the length of the estuary, the ease and efficiency of data processing using available hardware and software on possible presentational layouts for this type of water quality data. A secondary objective of the exercise was to generate, data which would be use for R and D work which is seeking to develop a General Quality Assessment (GQA) scheme for estuaries.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Subject Keywords: Water quality surveysWater samplingEstuariesData
Geographic Keywords: Tyne (North East England)Tyne catchmentTyne and Wear
Extent: n.p. [39]
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