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Title: Survey of the biological quality of creek systems in the outer Thames Estuary, with special reference to the impact of STW and landfill site discharges
Author: M. Attrill
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: national rivers authority thames region biology
An extensive survey of both the creek system surrounding Canvey Island and Yantlet Creek on the south shore of the outer Thames Estuary was undertaken in October 1991 in order to assess the biological quality and to determine the impact of STW and landfill site discharges on the creek environment. A total of 44 sites were visited, with sediment samples being taken for benthic macroinvertebrate and meiofauna analysis and water samples for bacteriology and salinity determination. The results from fish trawls in Holehaven Creek were also reported.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: SamplingMacroinvertebratesEstuariesPollutionPopulation dynamicsBiological control
Geographic Keywords: Thames EstuaryThames (tidal) catchment
Extent: 50; + tables, figures and appendices
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