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General
Data set name

Bathing water surveys along the east coast of Scotland (1988- 1992)

Data holding centreScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodFrom 1988 to 1992 (summer periods)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

7 sites (1988) increasing to 15 sites (1992) along the east coast of Scotland from Arbroath to St. Andrews

Observations 
Parameters

Bacteria taxonomic abundance in water bodies; Bacteria generic abundance in water bodies

Instruments

Discrete water samplers

Description 
Summary

Samples were taken at a frequency from 10 to 20 per summer period in order to check compliance with the EC Bathing Waters Directive for bacteriological quality.

OriginatorsScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
Availability 
OrganisationScottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactEnquiries Officer
Address

Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Stirling Office
Strathallan House
Stirling

FK9 4TZ
United Kingdom

Telephone01786 457700
Emailinfo@sepa.org.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1098001
Global identifier882
Last revised2009-12-01