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General
Data set name

North West estuaries benthic surveys (1992)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Silloth - Morecambe, eastern Irish Sea Grid reference : 3110 East 5550 North to 3230 East 4600 North

Observations 
Parameters

Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the littoral zone; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the littoral zone; Sediment grain size parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Benthos samplers; sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises a single survey of benthic ecology close to sewage outfall.

OriginatorsAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactNigel Shillabeer and Ross Brown (External Business Manager and Ecologist)
Address

AstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
Freshwater Quarry
Brixham
Devon
TQ5 8BA
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1803 882882
Emailnigel.shillabeer@brixham.astrazenica.com
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1090002
Global identifier856
Last revised2009-05-22