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General
Data set name

The waters of the Tagus estuary (Portugal) along transects from Vila Franca de Xira to Bugio (1982-83)

Data holding centrePGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom April 1982 to December 1983
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Tejo (Tagus) estuary (western Portugal) - several transects of the estuary, from Vila Franca de Xira to Bugio

Observations 
Parameters

Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Oxygen production and respiration 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; Primary production in the water column; Silicate concentration parameters in the water column; Dissolved inorganic nitrogen concentration in the water column; Concentration of suspended particulate material in the water column

Instruments

Fluorometers; nutrient analysers; discrete water samplers; dissolved gas sensors; sediment settling tubes

Description 
Summary

Data were collected at six sampling stations in the Tagus estuary.

OriginatorsPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Availability 
OrganisationPGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactProject Director - Eng. Margarida Cardoso da Silva
Address

PGIRH/T, National Project for the Integrated Management of Water Resources of the Tagus Catchment
Rua Antero Quental, 44-6
Lisboa

1100
Portugal

Telephone+351 1 543544
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15029001
Global identifier2254
Last revised2009-10-30