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General
Data set name

Characterization of sediments in the Mondego Estuary (western coast of Portugal), 1988-90

Data holding centreUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
CountryPortugal  Portugal
Time periodFrom January 1988 to December 1990
OngoingNo
Geographical area

Mondego estuary (western coast of Portugal)

Observations 
Parameters

Carbon concentrations in sediment; Carbonate chemistry in sediment pore waters; Sediment grain size parameters; Dissolved organic carbon concentrations in sediment pore waters; Concentration of organic matter in sediments; Sediment water content, porosity and surface area

Instruments

Sediment grabs

Description 
Summary

Data on sediment characteristics and distribution along the estuary. Data on the variation of organic matter and carbonate content through the year.

OriginatorsUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
References

Pena dos Reis, R.P.B. and Barbosa, B.P. (1990) Dominant processes in the sediments transfer in the Mondego estuary. Proceedings International Symposium Littoral 1990, Marseille, France (in press).,

Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactJoao Carlos Marques
Address

University of Coimbra, Marine Sciences Unit (IMAR network)
Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia da IMAR - Centro Interdisciplinar de Coimbra Largo D. Dinis, Colegio de S. Jeronimo
Coimbra
Coimbra
3004-517
Portugal

Telephone+351 39 23603
Facsimile+351 239823603
Emailmar@cygnus.ic.uc.pt
Administration 
Collating centreIHPT, Hydrographic Institute
Local identifier15038002
Global identifier2312
Last revised2009-10-29