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General
Data set name

Water quality data for Tagus estuary - Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal (1992)

Data holding centrePGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom April to December 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tejo (Tagus) estuary from Vila Franca de Xira (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Particulate trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in the water column

Instruments

Water temperature sensor; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors; pH sensors

Description 
Summary

Water quality data were collected at three stations in the estuary. The data set is being continuously updated as more information is collected.

OriginatorsPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Availability 
OrganisationPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProject Director - Eng. Margarida Cardoso da Silva
Address

PGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Rua Antero Quental, 44-6
Lisboa

1100
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 543544
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15029005
Global identifier2258
Last revised2009-10-30