Fal nematode and copepode abundance and environmental data; samples from November and March, from 5 creeks (Restronguet, Mylor, Pill, St Just, Percuil) more
The Fal estuary system presented an ideal site for a natural experiment on the effects of long-term contamination by heavy metals on the meiofaunal communities of an intertidal mudflat, and the short-term effects of a spill of minewaters.
Somerfield, P.J.; Gee, J.M.; Warwick, R.M. (1994). Benthic community structure in relation to an instantaneous discharge of waste water from a tin mine. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 28(6): 363-369, more
Somerfield, P.J.; Gee, J.M.; Warwick, R.M. (1994). Soft sediment meiofaunal community structure in relation to a long-term heavy metal gradient in the Fal estuary system. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 105(1-2): 79-88, more
Somerfield, P.J.; Clarke, K.R. (1995). Taxonomic levels, in marine community studies, revisited. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 127: 113-119, more