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General
Data set name

Estuarial and coastal surveys of the South Esk, Tay and Eden for standard pollution parameters (1980-1992)

Data holding centreScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1980 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Estuaries of the rivers South Esk, Tay and Eden, plus certain coastal waters

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column; Concentration of polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) in the water column; Concentration of other organic contaminants in the water column

Instruments

Discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

Usually sampled at a frequency of four times per year at routine sites. Normally the samples are taken from the surface water.

OriginatorsScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
Availability 
OrganisationScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
AvailabilityUnrestricted
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 identifier1098008
Global identifier889
Last revised2009-12-01