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Data set name

Map of distribution of organic carbon and heavy metals in the bottom sediments of the Gulf of Riga, scale 1:1 000 000

Data holding centreLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
CountryLatvia  Latvia
Time period01/06/1996
OngoingYes
Observations 
Parameters

Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks

Description 
Summary

Map shows the distribution of the pollution of the bottom sediments by six components: organic carbon, lead, copper, zinc, cadmium, mercury. The explanatory note includes the descriptions of the landscapes, the evaluation of the pollution of the bottom sediments and the estimate of prospects for the use of the basin in the national economy.

OriginatorsLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
Availability 
OrganisationLatvian Environmental, Gelology and Meteorological Centre
AvailabilityDistribution cost charge
Administration 
Collating centreFaculty of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Latvia (LU)
Local identifierLatMP02
Global identifier5872
Last revised2013-03-26