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Environmental surveys (1990 and 1992), Strangford Lough, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

Data holding centreMARENCO Environmental Consultants
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodSurveys in 1990 and 1992
Geographical area

Strangford Lough and jetty, Co. Down, Northern Ireland


Dissolved oxygen parameters for sediments; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Phytoplankton taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Plankton abundance per unit volume of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Zoobenthos taxonomy-related counts


Plankton nets; pelagic trawl nets; benthos samplers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; nutrient analysers; inapplicable


Strangford jetty, Co. Down, Northern Ireland 1992: environmental statement for proposed berthing quay modification and car marshalling area at Strangford for the Strangford-Portaferry ferry. Includes water quality analysis, terrestrial and marine fauna and flora in particular relating to areas of scientific interest, nature reserves and designated shellfish waters in Strangford Lough. Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland 1990: hydrodynamical and water quality assessment of Strangford Lough as part of the development of a hydrodynamical model. Previous data are incorporated into this study.

OriginatorsMARENCO Environmental Consultants
OrganisationMARENCO Environmental Consultants
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactMr. Paul McArdle (General Manager)

MARENCO Environmental Consultants
Elmwood House, 74 Boucher Road
Northern Ireland
BT12 6RZ
United Kingdom

Telephone+44 2890 682275
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1074003
Global identifier816
Last revised2009-05-22