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Data set name

Water quality data for Barreiro beaches in the Tagus estuary, Portugal (1991)

Data holding centrePGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom June to July 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Barreiro beaches of Tejo (Tagus) estuary (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria morphology and physiology; Particulate inorganic carbon concentrations in the water column; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Oxygen production and respiration in the water column; Bacterial growth; Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Particulate trace metalloid concentrations in the water column; Dissolved metal concentrations in the water column; Particulate metal concentrations in the water column; Concentration of inorganic sulphur species in the water column; Bacterial consumption in the water column; Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Bacterial production in the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Water temperature sensor; nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors; pH sensors

Description 
Summary

Water quality data were collected at three of the beaches of Barreiro.

OriginatorsPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Availability 
OrganisationPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProject Director - Eng. Margarida Cardoso da Silva
Address

PGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Rua Antero Quental, 44-6
Lisboa

1100
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 543544
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15029004
Global identifier2257
Last revised2009-10-30