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General
Data set name

Industrial discharge surveys, Wyre estuary (1975-)

Data holding centreAstraZeneca, Brixham Environmental Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1975 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Fleetwood - Shard Bridge Grid reference: 3340 east 4480 North to 3370 East 4410 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; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors; sediment grabs

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 identifier1090014
Global identifier868
Last revised2009-05-22