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General
Data set name

Nansen cast data (with nutrients) for waters around Portugal, Azores and Madeira (1923-40, 1965-85)

Data holding centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom 1923 to 1940 (also 1965 to 1985)
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Portuguese EEZ (mainland Portugal and Azores and Madeira islands)

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Nitrate concentration parameters in the water column; Nitrite concentration parameters in the water column; Phosphate concentration parameters in the water column; Salinity of the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Temperature of the water column

Instruments

Sea level recorders; nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; salinity sensor; dissolved gas sensors

Description 
Summary

These data sets were acquired during several research cruises off the Portuguese coast including Madeira and Azores islands. The aims of these cruises were to characterise the properties and dynamics of the water masses in the Portuguese areas of interest to support marine resources studies.

OriginatorsIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Availability 
OrganisationIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactSara Almeida (Dra.)
Address

IHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Rua das Trinas, 49
Lisboa
Lisboa
1249-093
Portugal

Telephone+351 210943000
Facsimile+351 210943299
Emailoceanografia@hidrografico.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15020003
Global identifier2228
Last revised2009-10-30