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General
Data set name

Industrial discharge surveys, Severn Estuary (1977-)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1977 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Goldcliff - Shepperdine, Severn Estuary Grid reference: 3375 East 1822 North to 3615 East 1970 North

Observations 
Parameters

Fauna 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; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Benthos samplers; discrete water samplers; particulates samplers; elemental analysers

Description 
Summary

Surveys are focused on single discharge with broader scale surveys at 5 yearly intervals.

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 identifier1090010
Global identifier864
Last revised2010-11-22