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Data set name

Organochlorine compounds in marine animals in Scottish coastal waters (1989-)

Data holding centreFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1989 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Scottish coastal waters

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of other organic contaminants in biota; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in biota

Instruments

Benthos samplers; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Data collected by the Chemistry Section of the Marine Laboratory, Aberdeen is presented in a variety of papers and reports, a recent bibliography of which is given below.

OriginatorsFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
References

Balls, P.W. (1989) Trace metal and major ion composition of precipitation at a North Sea coastal site., Atmosphere Environment 23(12): 2751- 2759.; Bailey, S.K. and Davies, I.M. (1990) Survey of the effects of tributyltin on dogwhelks (Nucella lapillus) from Scottish coastal waters., Journal of Marine Biological Association UK 69: 335-354; Clark, G.K. and Topping, G. (1990) Mercury concentrations in fish from contaminated areas in Scottish waters., Journal of the Marine Biological Association UK 69: 437-445.; Balls, P.W. (1990) Distribution and composition of suspended particulatematerial in the Clyde estuary and associated sea lochs., Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 30, 475-487.; Hall, A.J., Law, R.J., Wells, D.E., Harwood, J., Ross, H.M., Kennedy, S., Alchin, C., Campbell, L.A. and Pomeroy, P.P. (1992) Organochlorine levels in common seals (Phoca vitulina) which were victims and survivors of the 1988 phocine distemper epizootic., The Science of the Total Environment, 115(1-2): 145-162.; Topping, G., Balls, P., Cofino, W., Schmidt, D., Wilson, S. and Yeats, P. (1991) A review of measurements of trace metals in coastal and shelf sea water samples; collected by ICES and JMP Laboratories during 1985-1987., International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Cooperative Research Report No. 178, 64pp.; Rodger, G.K., Brown, F.M.J. and Davies, I.M. (1991) JMG Purpose A report: Mercury in fin and shellfish landed at Scottish ports., Scottish Fisheries Working Paper No. 20/91.; Rodger, G.K., Davies, I.M. and Moore, D.C. (1991) Recovery of a sewage sludge dumping ground. I. Trace metal concentrations in the sediment., Marine Ecology Progress Series, 75, 293-299.; Rodger, G.K., Davies, I.M. and Topping, G. (1991) Retention of trace metal contaminants in the sediment at an accumulating sewage sludge disposal site., Water Research, 26(1): 111-120.

Data web sitehttp://www.frs-scotland.gov.uk
Availability 
OrganisationFisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDirector
Address

Fisheries Research Services, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory
PO Box 101 Victoria Road
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
AB11 9DB
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1224 876544
Facsimile+44 (0)1224 295511
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1043003
Global identifier610
Last revised2009-12-01