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Data set name

Speciation and biogeochemistry of organotin compounds in Tagus and Sado estuaries, Portugal (1990 - 1994)

Data holding centreUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1990 to 1994
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tagus and Sado Estuaries (western Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Organometallic and organometalloid species concentration parameters in sediments; Organometallic and organometalloid species concentration parameters in water bodies; Inorganic chemical composition of sediment or rocks; Metal concentrations in biota

Instruments

Atomic absorption spectrometers

Description 
Summary

The project intends to establish a clear cause-effect relationship between organotin compounds, particularly TBT, and the extensive mortalities that led to the extinction of Crassostrea angulata LmK in the Tagus and Sado estuaries.

OriginatorsUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
References

Andreae, MO; Bettencourt, AMM de; Cai, Y; Gomes, ML; Schebek, L. and LF Vilas Boas (1991) 'Alquilestanhos em sedimentos do estuário do Tejo', in "Médio Ambiente, V Encontro Galaico Português de Química", A Coruña, 20 22 de Novembro de 1991.

('Alquilestanhos in sediments of the Tagus estuary', in "Medium Environment, V Meeting of Portuguese Galaico Chemistry", A Coruña, 20 22 November 1991.),

Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Evora, Department of Ecology (IMAR network)
AvailabilityAcademic
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 identifier15003003
Global identifier2146
Last revised2010-11-22