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Data set name

Arsenic chemical speciation in the Tagus Estuary, Portugal (1988-92)

Data holding centreUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1988 to 1992
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tagus Estuary (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved trace metalloid concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Atomic absorption spectrometers; high performance liquid chromatographs; inductively-coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopes; mass spectrometers; nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The project has concentrated in arsenic speciation in estuarine waters (AsO4(3-), AsO3(3-), MMA, DMA, TMAO) and led to the detection and preliminary characterisation of refractory arsenic.

OriginatorsUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Alexandre Bettencourt/Prof. Joao Bernardo
Address

University of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
Rua Romão Ramalho, nº 59 - Colégio Luís António Verney
Évora

7000-671
Portugal

Telephone+351 266745385
Facsimile+351 266745395
Emailsecretariado@decol.uevora.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15003001
Global identifier2143
Last revised2009-04-17