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Data set name

Inverclyde Council (Scotland) monthly monitoring for radiation

Data holding centreInverclyde Council
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodOngoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Inverclyde region

Observations 
Parameters

Radioactivity in biota; Geological sample radioactivity; Radioactivity in the water column

Instruments

Radiometers; gamma-ray spectrometers

Description 
Summary

Environmental Services carry out routine monthly monitoring for radiation. This is carried out throughout Inverclyde and consists of sampling sea water, sea weed, sediments, grass, drinking water, local crops, milk and fish at various times of the year. Gamma radiation is also measured using a mini 6-80 radiation monitor.

OriginatorsInverclyde Council
Availability 
OrganisationInverclyde Council
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactJohn Arthur/Drew Hall/John Flynn (CESO/Principal EHO/EPO)
Address

Inverclyde Council
Wallace Place
Greenock

PA15 1LU
United Kingdom

Telephone01475 712602/01475 712616/01475 712720
Emailjohn.arthur/drew.hall/john.flynn@inverclyde.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1113001
Global identifier920
Last revised2010-01-15