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General
Data set name

Biological Recipient Control data sampled at the nuclear power stations (1965-)

Data holding centreInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
CountrySweden  Sweden
Time period1965-2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Kattegat, the Baltic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Radioactivity in biota; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish abundance in water bodies; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column

Description 
Summary

Biological control programmes are performed in the water area and reported yearly to the nuclear power plant boards. There is also a commission to collect and prepare samples for monitoring of discharges of radioactivity to the neighbouring area. The results are summarized in yearly reports and form substratum for the environmental reports to responsible county. About every fifth year extensive evaluations are made.

OriginatorsInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
References

Gunnar Thoresson (1992) Handbok for kustundersokningar, Recipientkontroll, Kustrapport 1992:4

Data web sitehttp://fiskeriverket.se/laboratorier/kust/verksamhet/overvakning/recipientkoll.htm
Availability 
OrganisationInstitute of Coastal Research, The Swedish Board of Fisheries
AvailabilityLicence
ContactLena Bergstrom (Head of the local office)
Address

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Arrheniusplan 4
Uppsala

750 07
Sweden

Telephone+46-(0)10-478 4021
Emailregistrator@slu.se
Administration 
Collating centreSwedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Local identifier18018008
Global identifier136
Last revised2015-08-26