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General
Data set name

Radiation monitoring carried out by Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Data holding centreComhairle Nan Eilean Siar
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodNot provided
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Isle of Lewis

Observations 
Parameters

Radioactivity in biota; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in suspended particulate material; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediment samples; Geological sample radioactivity; Radioactivity in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Instruments

Radiometers; discrete water samplers; sediment grabs; manual biota samplers

Description 
Summary

Two sites are monitored for radiation. Information is also held on coastal erosion and oil spills.

OriginatorsComhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Availability 
OrganisationComhairle Nan Eilean Siar
AvailabilityUnknown
ContactChristine Schofield (Senior Environmental Health Officer)
Address

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
Sandwick Road
Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
HS1 2BW
United Kingdom

Telephone01851 709255
Emailcschofield@cne-siar.gov.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1114001
Global identifier921
Last revised2010-01-15