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Data set name

Dive Surveys in the Fal Area by Deeble, Nokes, Stone and Gainey

Data holding centreEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1982; 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Fal area, Cornwall

Observations 
Parameters

Transmittance and attenuance of the water column; Mineralogical composition; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Sediment grain size parameters; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Seabed photography; Visible waveband radiance and irradiance measurements in the water column; Water column photography; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area; Geological sample magnetic, electrical and acoustic properties; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts; Geological sample density

Instruments

Cameras

Description 
Summary

Dives carried out in the Fal Estuary (31 sites); Porthkerris Beach, Pendennis Point, Pennance Point, St. Marks Bank, Gull Rock, St. Anthony, Manacks, Porthmellin Head, Swanpool. Species recorded from most groups, including algate, sea anemones, polychaetes, crustaceans, molluscs.

OriginatorsEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Availability 
OrganisationEnvironmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactSarah Myles; Nic Harrison-White (Manager; Information Coordinator)
Address

Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
Cornwall Wildlife Trust Five Acres Allet
Truro
Cornwall
TR4 9DJ
United Kingdom

Telephone01872 240777
Emailsarah@cornwt.demon.co.uk; wis@cornwt.demon.co.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1133004
Global identifier948
Last revised2009-10-19