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General
Data set name

Contaminants in biota in the marine environment around Ireland

Data holding centreMarine Institute
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time period1992-2015
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Irish Exclusive Economix Zone; Irish Continental Shelf; Irish Sea; Celtic Sea

Observations 
Parameters

Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters; Nitrogen concentrations in sediment

Instruments

Sediment grabs; sediment dredges

Description 
Summary

Baseline, geographical and temporal trend monitoring of heavy metals and chlorinated hydrocarbons in biota from Irish estuarine and coastal waters. This environmental dataset includes the sample locations monitored.

OriginatorsMarine Institute
Data web sitehttp://www.isde.ie/#/d555b645-8f84-4c3d-95c5-bb26d9b21e51
Availability 
OrganisationMarine Institute
AvailabilityLicence
ContactEileen Joyce (Team Leader)
Address

Marine Institute
Rinville Oranmore
Co. Galway


Ireland

Telephone+353-91-387200
Facsimile+353-91-387201
Emailinstitute.mail@marine.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierBiotacontaminants
Global identifier5737
Last revised2015-09-14