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Data set name

Hydrographic and bacterial tracing survey, Swale estuary, north Kent coast, England (1990)

Data holding centreMARENCO Environmental Consultants
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Swale estuary, north Kent coast, England

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Sea level recorders; current meters; discrete water samplers; particulates samplers; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

Hydrographic and bacterial tracing survey, River Swale, Kent, England 1990: hydrographic and bacteriological tracing survey of the Swale estuary, to collect a continuous 31 day record of water levels at three designated sites; to determine tidal velocities and water quality over a complete spring and neap tide at four designated sites; to determine the degree of retention within the estuary of simulated discharges using bacteria and bacteriophage.

OriginatorsMARENCO Environmental Consultants
Availability 
OrganisationMARENCO Environmental Consultants
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMr. Paul McArdle (General Manager)
Address

MARENCO Environmental Consultants
Elmwood House, 74 Boucher Road
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT12 6RZ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 2890 682275
Emailinfo@marenco.co.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1074007
Global identifier820
Last revised2009-05-22