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Data set name

Environmental survey for sea salmon cages, Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland (1990)

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

Coastal area around Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Sediment grain size parameters; Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Geological sample density

Instruments

Current meters; nutrient analysers; inapplicable; benthos samplers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors; sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

Glenarm, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland 1990: environmental assessment for salmon sea cages. Study included water quality, sediment, hydrodynamic and benthic analysis.

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 identifier1074012
Global identifier825
Last revised2009-05-22