Dataset
UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) stream water chemistry data: 1992-2012

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Stream water chemistry data from the UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) terrestrial sites. Variables measured include pH, conductivity, alkalinity, aluminium, calcium, chloride, ammonium, nitrate nitrogen, phosphate phosphorous, potassium, sulphate sulphur, sodium, total nitrogen and total dissolved phosphorous. The data are collected by dip samples at ECN's terrestrial sites (where there is a stream present) using a standard protocol. They represent continuous weekly records from 1992 to 2012.

The sites at which these data are collected are: Cairngorms, Glensaugh, Moor House – Upper Teesdale, North Wyke, Rothamsted, Sourhope, Wytham and Y Wyddfa (Snowdon).

ECN is the UK’s long-term environmental monitoring programme. It is a multi-agency programme sponsored by a consortium of fourteen government departments and agencies. These organisations contribute to the programme through funding either site monitoring and/or network co-ordination activities. These organisations are: Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environment Agency, Forestry Commission, Llywodraeth Cymru - Welsh Government, Natural England, Natural Environment Research Council, Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Government and Scottish Natural Heritage.

Publication date: 2015-02-25

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Format of the dataset: Comma-separated values (CSV)

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You must cite: Rennie, S.; Adamson, J.; Anderson, R.; Andrews, C.; Bater, J.; Bayfield, N.; Beaton, K.; Beaumont, D.; Benham, S.; Bowmaker, V.; Britt, C.; Brooker, R.; Brooks, D.; Brunt, J.; Common, G.; Cooper, R.; Corbett, S.; Critchley, N.; Dennis, P.; Dick, J.; Dodd, B.; Dodd, N.; Donovan, N.; Easter, J.; Eaton, E.; Flexen, M.; Gardiner, A.; Hamilton, D.; Hargreaves, P.; Hatton-Ellis, M.; Howe, M.; Kahl, J.; Lane, M.; Langan, S.; Lloyd, D.; McElarney, Y.; McKenna, C.; McMillan, S.; Milne, F.; Milne, L.; Morecroft, M.; Murphy, M.; Nelson, A.; Nicholson, H.; Pallett, D.; Parry, D.; Pearce, I.; Pozsgai, G.; Rose, R.; Schafer, S.; Scott, T.; Sherrin, L.; Shortall, C.; Smith, R.; Smith, P.; Tait, R.; Taylor, C.; Taylor, M.; Thurlow, M.; Turner, A.; Tyson, K.; Watson, H.; Whittaker, M. (2015). UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) stream water chemistry data: 1992-2012. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/5a715fd9-aefa-40cc-bbb6-56984b6db554

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
1992-10-06    to    2012-12-27

Quality

Lineage
Water chemistry data from the UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) terrestrial sites. These data are collected by dip samples at all of ECN's terrestrial sites (where there is a stream present) using a standard protocol. They represent continuous weekly records from 1992 to 2012. Temporal extent of the dataset represents the earliest date on which data was collected relating to this dataset, and does not necessarily represent the date that all sites included in this dataset initiated data collection. All data collected are managed by the ECN Data Centre at CEH Lancaster according to defined protocols (http://www.ecn.ac.uk/measurements/terrestrial/wc).

Authors

Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rothamsted Research
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
Rothamsted Research, North Wyke
Forest Research
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
ADAS
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rothamsted Research
Forest Research
The James Hutton Institute
The James Hutton Institute
The James Hutton Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
Rothamsted Research, North Wyke
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Forest Research
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
Rothamsted Research
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Rothamsted Research
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
The James Hutton Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rothamsted Research
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rothamsted Research
Rothamsted Research, North Wyke
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
The James Hutton Institute
The James Hutton Institute
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales
Rothamsted Research, North Wyke
The James Hutton Institute
Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru - Natural Resources Wales

Other contacts

Point Of Contact
UK Environmental Change Network
Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4AP
United Kingdom
Publisher
Custodian
Distributor

Spatial

Spatial representation type
Tabular (text)
Spatial reference system
WGS 84

Keywords

Topic categories
Inland Waters
Other keywords
Water quality
Parr Section
Other keywords
Ecological Processes and Resilience
Monitoring and Observations Systems
Environmental Informatics
Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions
Natural Capital
Natural Hazards
Pollution and Environmental Risk
Soil
Sustainable Land Management
Water Resources
Other keywords
pH
conductivity
alkalinity
sodium
potassium
calcium
magnesium
iron
aluminium
phosphate
nitrate
nitrite
chloride
sulphate
dissolved organic carbon
anion
cation
acidity
stream
runoff
DOC
nitrogen
sulphur
eutrophication
ILTER
LTER
Place keywords
UK
Drayton
Glensaugh
Hillsborough
Moor House - Upper Teesdale
North Wyke
Rothamsted
Sourhope
Wytham
Alice Holt
Porton Down
Yr Wyddfa - Snowdon
Cairngorms
Temporal keywords
Weekly
Theme keywords
Environmental monitoring facilities

Dataset identifiers

https://catalogue.ceh.ac.uk/id/5a715fd9-aefa-40cc-bbb6-56984b6db554
doi:10.5285/5a715fd9-aefa-40cc-bbb6-56984b6db554

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