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General
Data set name

Industrial discharge surveys, Ulverston (1990-)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1990 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Leven Estuary, Cumbria, Irish Sea coast Grid reference: 3305 East 4788 North to 3345 East 4740 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; Concentration of organic matter in sediments; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Particle sizers; benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

The data set comprises inter-tidal benthos, sediment particle size and loss on ignition around discharge sites.

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 identifier1090013
Global identifier867
Last revised2009-05-22