Scholefield, P.A.; Neal, C.; Rowland, A.P.; Chaplow, J.S.; Sleep, D.

Water quality data from the Ribble and Wyre catchments 2008-2010

Water quality data from 26 Ribble and Wyre river basin sites in north west England. Samples were analysed for major solutes, pH, Gran alkalinity, trace metals, mercury and chlorophyll.

Publication date: 2013-07-31

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Supporting documentation

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

Access and use conditions

This resource is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

You must cite: Scholefield, P.A.; Neal, C.; Rowland, A.P.; Chaplow, J.S.; Sleep, D. (2013). Water quality data from the Ribble and Wyre catchments 2008-2010. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/b4b44b04-bfd0-40ca-b60a-681018eb78ce

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2008-02-01    to    2010-04-01

Supplemental information

Other useful information regarding this dataset:

Neal, C., Bowes, M., Jarvie, H. P., Scholefield, P., Leeks, G., Neal, M., … Davies, C. E. (2012). Lowland river water quality: a new UK data resource for process and environmental management analysis. Hydrological Processes, 26(6), 949–960.
Neal, C., Rowland, P., Scholefield, P., Vincent, C., Woods, C., & Sleep, D. (2011). The Ribble/Wyre observatory: Major, minor and trace elements in rivers draining from rural headwaters to the heartlands of the NW England historic industrial base. Science of The Total Environment, 409(8), 1516–1529

Provenance & quality

Water samples were collected from bridges using a weighted polypropylene sampler. In the field, water temperature was directly recorded at the times of sampling and notes taken on weather, field conditions and water height.

Correspondence/contact details

Scholefield, P.A.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4AP
United Kingdom
enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Authors

Scholefield, P.A.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Neal, C.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Rowland, A.P.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Chaplow, J.S.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Sleep, D.
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Other contacts

Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk
Owner
Natural Environment Research Council
enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Spatial

Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid

Tags

Topic categories
Environment , Farming , Inland Waters
INSPIRE Theme
Environmental monitoring facilities
Keywords
2007,  2008,  2009,  2010,  analytical chemistry,  Blackburn,  Burnley,  catchment,  freshwater,  Pennines,  Preston,  Ribble,  Ribble estuary,  South Blackpool,  Water quality Water Resources Wyre