Bathing Water in Ireland Dataset
Entry ID: Ireland_EPA_Water

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Summary
Abstract: This Bathing Water in Ireland dataset holds the compliance status for the
designated bathing areas from 1990 - 1996. For each of the parameters specified
in the EC Directive 76/160/eec on Quality of Bathing Waters (total coliforms,
faecal streptococci, salmanella, Entero Viruses, pH, colour, mineral oils,
surface active substances, phenols, transparency, dissolved oxygen and floating
materials) the dataset holds: the number of samples analysed by the local
authorities for each bathing site; the number of samples which fail to meet
mandatory, guide and national limit values for each bathing site; mandatory and
guide values specified in the EC Directive 76/160/EEC; national limit values
specified in (SI 155 of 1992) Bathing Water Regulations; the names and
co-ordinates for bathing water sample sites in three to six figure Irish
National Grid.

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Geographic Coverage
 N: 55.34 S: 51.13  E: -3.13  W: -10.52

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Ireland Environmental Protection Agency
Dataset Title: Bathing Water in Ireland Dataset
Dataset Release Place: Ireland
Dataset Publisher: Ireland Environmental Protection Agency


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-01-01
Stop Date: 1993-12-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > EUROPE > NORTHERN EUROPE > BRITISH ISLES > IRELAND


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >PUBLIC HEALTH >DISEASES/EPIDEMICS >BATHING WATER QUALITY    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >CONTAMINANTS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >OXYGEN    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >PH    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >SUSPENDED SOLIDS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY >SUSPENDED SOLIDS >FAECAL STREPTOCOCCI    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS    [Definition]
BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION >VIRUSES


ISO Topic Category
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
HEALTH
INLAND WATERS


Platform
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]


Quality
Data gathered by EPA compliance reports returned by local authorities.


Keywords
GIS
Bathing Water
Irish National Grid
Viruses


Data Set Progress
COMPLETE


Originating Center
Ireland EPA


Data Center
Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.ie/

Data Center Personnel
Name: LARRY STAPELTON
Phone: +353 53 60222
Fax: +353 53 60699
Email: l.stapelton at epa.ie
Contact Address:
Environmental Protection Agency
Ardcavan, Wexford, Co. Wexford
City: Ardcavan
Province or State: Wexford
Country: IRELAND



Distribution
Distribution_Media: 3.5" Floppy Disk
Distribution_Format: Microsoft Access, MDB file


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-04-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-06-12

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