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Title: Remote sensing and baseline monitoring of the coastal waters of England and Wales 1992-1993 : a survey report [external version]
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
The project was instituted as the most likely and practicable means of fulfilling the Authority's duty under the Water Resources Act 1991 to monitor controlled coastal waters and its responsibility to the UK Government as the competent body under various EC directives. This latter includes the identification of areas of controlled waters which are or might become subject to eutrophication. A series of 4 surveys were carried out around the coast of England and Wales. The Authority's coastal survey vessels took samples at 15 km intervals for laboratory analysis and carried out on board monitoring and analysis. This work was coordinated with the use of a compact aerial spectrographic imager (CASI) and an infra red (thermal) imager, both producing digital data. A colour video recorder was also included in the package of instruments flown over the coast.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1993
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersSurveysSamplingDirectives (European Union)Pollution
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 8; + appendices
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