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Environmental survey of the Foyle estuary, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland (1991)

Data holding centreMARENCO Environmental Consultants
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time period1991
Geographical area

Foyle estuary, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland


Bird counts; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Fauna abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish abundance in water bodies; Fish taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Fish taxonomy-related counts; Bird behaviour; Industrial discharges; Insect and earthworm taxonomy-related abundance per unit area of the bed; Land vegetation; Salinity of the water column; River flow and discharge; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zoobenthos taxonomic abundance; Industrial activity


Pelagic trawl nets; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; manual biota samplers; observers; dissolved gas sensors


Pulp Mill EIA, Co. Derry, Northern Ireland 1991: provision of an environmental impact statement according to planning (assessment of environmental effects) regulations (Northern Ireland) 1989 for a proposed pulp mill. Included reports on terrestrial flora and fauna, freshwater quality survey, sea water quality survey of Foyle estuary, marine ecology, fisheries and estuarine birdlife.

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 identifier1074006
Global identifier819
Last revised2009-05-22