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General
Data set name

Monitoring biological, physical and hydrographic conditions in Irvine Bay, Scotland (1970-1996)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1970 to 1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Stevenson - Troon Grid reference: 2250 East 6340 North to 2310 East 6400 North

Observations 
Parameters

Ammonium and ammonia concentration parameters in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; 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; Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Particulate trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the littoral zone; Sediment grain size parameters; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Nutrient analysers; benthos samplers; discrete water samplers; particulates samplers; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors; elemental analysers; particle sizers

Description 
Summary

This area has been subject to extensive monitoring of biological, physical and hydrographic conditions.

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 identifier1090003
Global identifier857
Last revised2010-11-22