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Title: 'Sea Vigil' water quality monitoring : the Humber estuary 1994
Author: National Rivers Authority Anglian Region
Document Type: Monograph
The NRA has an obligation to monitor and safeguard the coastal waters of England and Wales out to a designated 3 nautical mile limit. To meet this obligation, Anglian Region uses a purpose-designed coastal survey vessel, Sea Vigil, purchased in 1991. Data from surveys carried out within the Humber Estuary during 1994 are reported here. Their purpose was to gain information on the nutrient levels within one of the major estuaries in the U.K. During 1992 and 1993, Sea Vigil was involved in sampling for the MAFF/DoE JoNuS Project. From 1994, the NERC-funded LOIS Project was the major focus in the Humber Estuary with Sea Vigil involved in the sampling programme but not collecting independent nutrient data. With Sea Vigil being based at Hull Marina during Humber Estuary survey programmes, the opportunity was taken to collect nutrient samples on other occasions, usually collecting surface samples at 11 sites between Hull and Haile Sand at the Estuary mouth.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1996
Publication Place: Peterborough
Subject Keywords: EstuariesCoastal watersSurveysWater qualityNutrient managementNitratesPhosphatesSilicatesDiatoms
Geographic Keywords: HumberLincolnshireEast Riding of Yorkshire
Extent: 13; + appendices
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