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Title: National coastal baseline survey (Final draft) : 1993, 1994 and 1995
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: national coastal baseline survey (final draft) : 1993, 1994 and 1995
The National Rivers Authority is required to monitor the extent of pollution of controlled waters. These include territorial waters within 3 nautical miles of the coast of England and Wales. The NRA undertook national coastal baseline surveillance surveys in 1993, 1994 and 1995 in order to measure the levels of water borne contaminants and assess water quality in the whole of the coastal zone. These surveys took the form of simultaneous boat and airborne remote sensing surveys in Spring, Summer and Autumn with a boat survey in Winter. The four NRA coastal survey vessels were used to perform the boat work and a light aircraft was chartered for the aerial surveillance work. The NRA National Centre for Instrumentation and Marine Surveillance designed, organised and coordinated the surveys. IMS also processed the data from the baseline sampling, in situ monitoring and remote sensing. This report describes the survey methodology, summarises the results obtained from the surveys and discusses these results.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Coastal watersSamplingSurvey methodsSurveysWater pollution
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 67; + appendices
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