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General
Data set name

Intertidal survey for fauna around the Barnhill sewage outfall, Tay estuary, east coast of Scotland (1992)

Data holding centreScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

21 sites around the Dundee Barnhill sewer (1 mile east of Broughty Ferry)

Observations 
Parameters

Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts

Instruments

Unconsolidated sediment corers

Description 
Summary

Two inter-tidal transects and one low water mark transect were established, consisting of a total of 21 sites. Two cores (10cm diameter to 20cm depth) were taken at each site. The samples were sieved (1mm mesh) in the laboratory before faunal analysis.

OriginatorsScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
Availability 
OrganisationScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
AvailabilityMoratorium
ContactEnquiries Officer
Address

Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
Strathallan House
Stirling

FK9 4TZ
United Kingdom

Telephone01786 457700
Emailinfo@sepa.org.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1098004
Global identifier885
Last revised2009-12-01