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General
Data set name

Sea truth data (T,S,O, pigments, suspended sediments, zooplankton) for space shuttle Columbia off SW Portugal (November 1981)

Data holding centreUniversity of Lisbon, Department of Physics, Group of Oceanography
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodNovember 1981
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Off SW coast of Portugal (Cape Espichel-Cape St. Vincent)

Observations 
Parameters

Carotenoid and flavenoid pigment concentrations in water bodies; Chlorophyll pigment concentrations in water bodies; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Unclassified pigment concentrations in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Temperature of the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column; Zooplankton taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton non taxonomy-related abundance per unit volume of the water column; Zooplankton biovolume; Phaeopigment concentrations in the water column; Phycobolin pigment concentrations in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; plankton nets; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors; high performance liquid chromatographs; spectrophotometers

Description 
Summary

For details of the research objectives underlying the data collecting activities of the University of Lisbon Group of Oceanography (GOUL) please refer to the Data Holding Centre Description for GOUL.

OriginatorsUniversity of Lisbon, Department of Physics, Group of Oceanography
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Lisbon, Department of Physics, Group of Oceanography
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProf. Isabel Ambar or Prof. Armando Fiuza
Address

University of Lisbon, Department of Physics, Group of Oceanography
Rua de Escola Politecnica 58
Lisboa
Lisboa
1269-102
Portugal

Telephone+351 213955293
Emailfcopnbo@ptearn.bitnet
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15013022
Global identifier2211
Last revised2009-10-30