Chapter 6.1. Collecting and Merging Data from Widespread and Disparate Sources

  1. Philippe Quevauviller2,
  2. Olivier Thomas3 and
  3. André van Der Beken4
  1. Michael J. Scott

Published Online: 10 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch20

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment

How to Cite

Scott, M. J. (2006) Collecting and Merging Data from Widespread and Disparate Sources, in Wastewater Quality Monitoring and Treatment (eds P. Quevauviller, O. Thomas and A. v. Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058725.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 3

    Environment and Sustainable Development Institute, Sherbrooke University, 2500 bld de l'Université, Local A6-1021, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 2R1, Canada

  3. 4

    Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Process Measurement Technology, 27 West Green, Barrington, Cambridge CB2 SRZ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

Book Series:

  1. Water Quality Measurements

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philippe Quevauviller

Series Editor Information

  1. European Commission, DG Environment (BU9 3/142), Rue de la Loi 200, 1049, Brussels, Belgium

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499299

Online ISBN: 9780470058725

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Keywords:

  • data and information needs;
  • environment quality standards (EQSs);
  • measurement choice;
  • collecting and merging data from widespread sources;
  • data quality and comparability;
  • oxygen demand (COD) and total organic carbon (TOC);
  • UK Micro and Nanotechnology (MNT) Network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data and Information Needs

  • The Measurement Choice

  • Fragmentation

  • Data Quality and Comparability

  • Disparate and Sparse Data

  • Research and Development Support

  • Users

  • Technology

  • Structure of the Measurement Industry

  • Information Sources

  • Conclusions

  • Further Reading