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General
Data set name

Sewage discharge surveys, Torbay, south west England, English Channel (1978, 1979, 1987)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodSurveys during 1978, 1979 and 1987
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Torquay - Brixham, south west England, English Channel Grid reference : 2990 East 0540 North to 2960 east 0640 North

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); 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); Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Current meters; discrete water samplers; particulates samplers; salinity sensor; sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

This area has been studied biologically and hydrographically.

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 identifier1090011
Global identifier865
Last revised2009-05-22