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General
Data set name

Monitoring biological, physical and hydrographic conditions in Cleveland, north east coast of England (1970-)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1970 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Skinningrove - Sandsend Grid reference: 4720 East 5210 North to 4880 East 5140 North

Observations 
Parameters

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; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); 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; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Current meters; nutrient analysers; benthos samplers; discrete water 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 identifier1090006
Global identifier860
Last revised2010-11-22