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Data set name

Hydrocarbons in the marine environment of Porto Santo Island (Madeira) following the 'Aragon' oil spill (1990-91)

Data holding centreUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1990 to 1991
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Coastal fringe of Porto Santo Island (Madeira island archipelago)

Observations 
Parameters

Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the water column; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sediment samples; Concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in biota

Instruments

Gas chromatographs

Description 
Summary

Individual hydrocarbon species remaining in biological samples, in the water mass and in different marine sediments surrounding the Porto Santo Island, one year after the 'Aragon' oil spill.

OriginatorsUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Luiz Saldanha
Address

University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Guia Marine Laboratory (IMAR network)
Av. Nossa Senhora do Cabo, 939, Estrada do Guincho
Cascais

2750-374
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 486 9211
Facsimile+351 214869720
Emaillmg-imar@mail.telepac.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15008012
Global identifier2182
Last revised2009-10-30