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Data set name

Tamar Estuary data set June 1999-August 2000

Data holding centrePlymouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodJune 1999 to August 2000
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tamar estuary

Observations 
Parameters

Alkalinity, acidity and pH of the water column; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in sediment; Concentration of carbohydrates, phenols, alkanols (alcohols), ethers, aldehydes and ketones in sediment; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in sediment; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Vertical velocity of the water column (currents); Sediment grain size parameters; Salinity of the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Geological sample density; Bacteria taxonomic abundance in sediment

Instruments

Fluorometers; current meters; thermosalinographs; in-situ particle sizers; benthos samplers; dissolved gas sensors; pH sensors

Description 
Summary

Surveys were completed along the estuary from head to mouth at 2 transects were completed across the estuary and a survey was completed along the estuary from head to mouth.

OriginatorsPlymouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationPlymouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactThe Director
Address

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place The Hoe
Plymouth
England
PL1 3DH
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 1752 633100
Facsimile+44 (0)1752 633101
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1053036
Global identifier717
Last revised2009-12-01