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Title: National coastal baseline survey results : 1992-1993
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
The NRA national coastal baseline surveys were carried out as a coordinated programme by the 4 survey vessels operated by Northumbrian an Yorkshire, Anglian, South Western and North West regions. Samples were taken at 186 pre-identified sites between Berwick on Tweed and the Solway Firth. They were analysed mainly in laboratories within the 4 regions. Analysis was carried out for chlorophyll-A, nutrients, organic contaminants, suspended solids, dissolved and total metals. In addition, the vessels continuously monitored water along their tracks for pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, salinity, light transmittance, chlorophyll and depth. All results and data were passed to the South Western Region Process Investigations Section at Bridgwater, Somerset where they were processed and combined into national baseline and continuous monitoring databases.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersEstuariesWater quality surveysAerial surveyingBoatsSurveyingNutrientsMetalsChlorophyllsSuspended solidsOrganic compoundsAnnual reports
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: n.p. [39]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3159
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