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2011, MALSF, Natural Variability of Turbidity in the Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) Areas

2011, MALSF, Natural Variability of Turbidity in the Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) Areas

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

MALSF

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

"This dataset was produced to quantify natural variability in Suspended Particulate Matter Concentrations (SPMC) in the Humber, East Coast, Thames, English Channel and South Coast Aggregate Regional Environmental Assessment Areas. The \'turbidity\' band of MODIS satellite data was used to produce climatologies of the inorganic (mineral) SPMC o...