European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Trace Metals in the Forth

Data holding centreScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
ProjectNational Marine Monitoring Program(NMMP)
Time period1986-1996
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Forth Estuary

Observations 
Parameters

Trace metalloid concentrations in biota; Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Particulate trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Quantity of material dumped; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks

Instruments

Discrete water samplers; sediment grabs; manual biota samplers; elemental analysers; gas chromatograph mass spectrometers

Description 
Summary

Data collected for EC Dangerous Substances Directive and contribution to NMMP. Trace metals measured in water sediment and biota and discharges to the extuary to determine inputs.

OriginatorsScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
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 identifier1098015
Global identifier896
Last revised2010-11-22