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Data set name

Heavy metals in biota of coastal areas around Greece (1985-2004)

Data holding centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
CountryGreece  Greece
Time periodJune 1985 - November 2004
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coastal waters around Greece (Saronikos Gulf, Thermaikos Gulf, Amvrakikos Gulf, pagassitikos Gulf, Lesbos Island, Cyclades Islands, Euboikos Gulf, Corfu Sea)

Observations 
Parameters

Metal concentrations in biota

Description 
Summary

Phytobenthic, zoobenthic species, fish and occasionally zooplankton are collected from various sites along coastal waters around Greece. Different tissues of the biota are analysed for Hg, Cu, Zn, Cr, Ni, Mn, Fe, Cd with atomic absorption spectroscopy. The data are quality controlled.

OriginatorsHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr V.A. Katsiki
Address

Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Institute of Oceanography
46.7 km Athinon-Souniou Av. P.O.Box 712
Anavyssos

19013
Greece

Telephone+30-22910-76452
Facsimile+30-22910-76347
Emailvlikou@hcmr.gr
Administration 
Collating centreHellenic Centre for Marine Research, Hellenic National Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier6010008
Global identifier1243
Last revised2015-08-27