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Data set name

Water Quality in the Forth Estuary 1980-1999

Data holding centreScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1980-1999
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Forth Estuary

Observations 
Parameters

Electrical conductivity of the water column; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Fish morphology, age and physiology; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; CTD; nutrient analysers; pelagic trawl nets; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

A review of water quality in the Forth Estuary from 1980 to 1999 between Crombie and Stirling. Reports covers issues such as eutrophication and biological oxygen demand.

OriginatorsScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
References

SEPA (2000) Water Quality in the Forth Estuary, 1980-1999.,

Data web sitehttp://www.sepa.org.uk/data/index.htm
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 identifier1098014
Global identifier895
Last revised2009-12-01