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General
Data set name

Water quality data for Tagus estuary, Portugal (1980-81)

Data holding centrePGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom February to December 1980 (also January to December 1981)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tejo (Tagus) estuary (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Bacteria morphology and physiology; Electrical conductivity of the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Bacterial growth; 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; Primary production in the water column; Bacterial consumption in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

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

Description 
Summary

Base-line data on the quality of the water of the estuary in order to understand important physical, chemical and biological estuarine processes.

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 identifier15029006
Global identifier2259
Last revised2009-10-30