European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Foreshore Surveys Adjacent to Hinkley Point

Data holding centreSomerset Environmental Records Centre
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodUnknown - 1998
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Hinkley Point, Somerset

Observations 
Parameters

Zoobenthos dry weight biomass; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zooplankton and zoobenthos physiological condition parameters; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related wet weight biomass per unit area of the bed

Instruments

Benthos samplers

Description 
Summary

Survey Methods A study of the biological makeup of the foreshore, from Stolford to Minehead - with particular emphasis on Mussel Populations. Purpose To provide the power station with information on the potential for macrofouling of the cooling water system.

OriginatorsSomerset Environmental Records Centre
Availability 
OrganisationSomerset Environmental Records Centre
AvailabilityCommercial charge; by negotiation
ContactBill Butcher (Director)
Address

Somerset Environmental Records Centre
Sandhill Park Bishops Lydeard
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 3AG
United Kingdom

Telephone01823 433889
Emailsomerc@iname.com
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1132002
Global identifier942
Last revised2010-01-10